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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Max Ferrá, a Trailblazer for Latino Theater, Dies at 79 by Richard Sandomir

The Cuban-born Mr. Ferrá was the first artistic director of the Intar Hispanic American Arts Center, an Off Broadway theater company that nurtures Latino playwrights.

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Friday, December 30, 2016

George S. Irving, Tony Winner and Voice of Heat Miser, Dies at 94 by Richard Sandomir

The actor appeared in many musicals and plays, and was a spokesman for White Owl cigars.

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Dick Latessa, Winner of a Tony for ‘Hairspray,’ Dies at 87 by Richard Sandomir

Mr. Latessa appeared in several Broadway shows — like “Follies,” “Brighton Beach Memoirs” and “Damn Yankees” — as well as on television and in films.

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Monday, January 18, 2016

Eddie George Leaps to ‘Chicago’ From the N.F.L. by Richard Sandomir

Mr. George’s turn as Billy Flynn is a major step in his second act far from pro football.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

ArtsBeat: Tough, Ribald Anne Meara Is Recalled at Tribute by Richard Sandomir

Family members Jerry, Amy and Ben Stiller recall Anne Meara, who died in May.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Calling Plays on a Broadway Gridiron by RICHARD SANDOMIR

Dan Lauria plays a legendary football coach in “Lombardi,” a play coming to Broadway. The N.F.L. is one of its producers.

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Calling Plays on a Broadway Gridiron by RICHARD SANDOMIR

Dan Lauria plays a legendary football coach in “Lombardi,” a play coming to Broadway. The N.F.L. is one of its producers.

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Hoop Dreams Next for 'Lombardi' Producers: A Larry Bird-Magic Johnson Play by Richard Sandomir

"Lombardi" producers aim to create a play about rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

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Thursday, November 15, 2012

New Broadway Play to Focus on Yankees - NYTimes.com by Richard Sandomir

Harry H. Frazee, the Broadway producer and Boston Red Sox owner who sold Babe Ruth to the Yankees in 1919, might have appreciated this: a play about the Yankees is headed to Broadway, perhap…

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Sunday, April 29, 2012

He Is 56, and Short, but Stars at 3 Positions by Richard Sandomir

Onstage at the Longacre Theater, Peter Scolari is in “Magic/Bird,” slipping in and out of characters, changing in and out of blazers, pullovers, warm-up suits and sneakers, and moving in…

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Peter Scolari Has 3 Big Roles in ‘Magic/Bird’ by Richard Sandomir

Peter Scolari, the actor known for “Bosom Buddies,” plays Red Auerbach, Pat Riley and Jerry Buss in the Broadway show about Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

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Friday, March 30, 2012

‘Magic/Bird,’ a Play About Magic Johnson and Larry Bird by Richard Sandomir

“Magic/Bird” traces the history of the rivalry and eventual friendship between the basketball superstars Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

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Friday, February 18, 2011

ArtsBeat: Hoop Dreams Next for 'Lombardi' Producers: A Larry Bird-Magic Johnson Play by Richard Sandomir

The play, planned for a spring 2012 opening, will follow the players' parallel careers from 1979 to the 1992 Olympic Dream Team.

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Hoop Dreams Next for 'Lombardi' Producers: A Larry Bird-Magic Johnson Play by Richard Sandomir

"Lombardi" producers aim to create a play about rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

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