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Broadway's Magic/Bird to Close May 12 logo
A scene from Magic/Bird
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The Broadway production of Eric Simonson's Magic/Bird will play its final performance at the Longacre Theatre on May 12.

Directed by Thomas Kail, Magic/Bird chronicles the rivalry, friendship, and intertwined life stories of NBA stars Johnson and Bird, and stars Kevin Daniels as Johnson and Tug Coker as Bird.

The company also features Deirdre O'Connell (Georgia Bird/Shelly/Patricia Moore), Peter Scolari (Red Auerbach/Jerry Buss/Pat Riley), Rob Ray Manning, Jr. (Michael Cooper/Henry Alvarado/Frank), and Francois Battiste (Jon Lennox/Ron Baxter/Willy).

The creative team includes David Korins (set), Howell Binkley (lighting), Paul Tazwell (costumes), Nevin Steinberg (sound) and Jeff Sugg (projections).


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