Yogi Berra on Broadway?! Peter Scolari to star in ‘The Bronx Bombers’


You can observe a lot by watching, Yogi Berra once said. Now New York Yankees fans can watch the malaprop-spouting legend on a Broadway stage. The Bronx Bombers, which opened this month at Off Broadway’s Primary Stages, will transfer to the Circle in the Square, with previews starting Jan. 10, 2014 before an official opening on Feb. 6.

Peter Scolari, who played opposite his Bosom Buddies costar Tom Hanks in Nora Ephron’s Lucky Guy last spring, will play the now 88-year-old player-turned manager. He’ll be joined by his real-life wife, Tracy Shayne (Chicago), as Berra’s wife, Carmen.

- Thom Greir (via Entertainment Weekly)

‘Bronx Bombers’ to Come to Broadway on Jan. 10, 2014

"The New York Yankees have been nearly tantamount to the Big Apple itself. From Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig to Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Yogi Berra, the Bronx Bombers have filled their roster with baseball greats from the beginning (they hold Major League Baseball records with 18 division titles, 40 American League pennants, and 40 World Series championships)…"

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- Amy L. Hayden (via