By Michael Gioia
28 Feb 2014
Name: Keith Nobbs
Hometown: Born in Chicago, grew up in Houston, went to high school in NYC
Character You're Playing: Billy Martin/Mark Burkett
Favorite Sport: Basketball/tennis/triathlons
Favorite Sports Team: New York Knicks [NBA]
Favorite Sports Hero: I was in Houston when [baseball player] Nolan Ryan pitched and I remember seeing his games as a kid.
Sports Played Growing Up (if any): I played Little League, but maybe, just maybe I used to dance in the outfield.
Favorite Sporting-Event Snack: Um, beer probably.
Show you made your Broadway debut in: The Lion in Winter in 1999.
Favorite Broadway show (and why): Into the Woods had a profound effect on me when I saw it as a kid in the 80s.
Did you meet and/or hear from your Bronx Bombers counterpart or their family? None of Billy's family has come, but people who worked with and played under Billy have come. Willie Randolph telling me "you got him" was very moving.
Most memorable moment from Bronx Bombers: I'm gonna go with The Last Supper Yankees photo we took as a cast.