PHOTO CALL: Christopher Jackson, Richard Topol, Keith Nobbs Star in Primary Stages' Bronx Bombers

News   PHOTO CALL: Christopher Jackson, Richard Topol, Keith Nobbs Star in Primary Stages' Bronx Bombers The Primary Stages world premiere of Eric Simonson's Bronx Bombers, a new drama about the New York Yankees, begins performances Sept. 20 at the Duke on 42nd Street.

The cast also features Wendy Makkena (Side Man) as Carmen Berra, C.J. Wilson (Happy Now?) as Babe Ruth, Christopher Jackson (In the Heights) as Derek Jeter, Francois Battiste (Magic/Bird) as Jackson/Elston Howard, Chris Henry Coffey (Water by the Spoonful) as Joe DiMaggio, Bill Dawes (Lombardi) as Mickey Mantle/Thurman Munson, Keith Nobbs (Lombardi) as Billy Martin and John Wernke (The Lyons) as Lou Gehrig.

Here's how it's billed: "Ruth. Berra. DiMaggio. Jeter. The New York Yankees has never had a shortage of star players. In this world premiere from the creative team behind Broadway's Lombardi and the director of the Primary Stages hit String of Pearls, Bronx Bombers examines how baseball's most storied franchise has always remained focused on maintaining a great team, even when dealing with some of the game's most iconic and tempestuous personalities. How do they do it? Well, as Yogi always said, 'You can observe a lot by watching.'"

Here's a look at the production:

For more information, please visit primarystages.org.

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