Damn Yankees! Directed by playwright Simonson, Bronx Bombers follows icon Yogi Berra (Scolari) and his wife Carmen (Shayne)through a century of the team's trials and triumphs, bringing generations of Yankee legends on one stage. Woolard (costumes), Jason Lyons (lights) and Lindsay Jones (original music & sound).
Bronx Bomberscompleted its off-Broadway run at Primary Stages on October 19 and marks the third work in a sports series for the stage conceived by producer Fran Kirmser, who was also behindLombardiandMagic/Bird. This is also the third work in the series where co-producer Tony Ponturo has brought major sports leagues to the theater; in this case, the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball will serve as a special producing partners of the show. This is both organizations' first foray on Broadway.