The Play's The Thing
Sports are everywhere on the Great White Way
Lysistrata Jones, about a college hoops team, previews on Broadway Nov. 12; Lombardi and That Championship Season had strong runs; Roberto Clemente and Rocky are getting musicals. It's hard to read the theater listings and not think of sports.
Jeff Saturday and Peyton Manning reenact the Colts' QB's greatest line-of-scrimmage foot-pumping theatrics. Choreography by Jim Caldwell.
A cast of 11 South Enders walks through the final 24 games of the Red Sox season, imagining a magical world in which 6--18 didn't happen.
Mismatched Meadowlands tenants—stuffy Tom Coughlin; galootish Rex Ryan—try not to step on each other in this Odd Couple update.
A young cub named Matthew Stafford fights for his place in the pride. (And with Chicago and Carolina on tap, this could have an extended run.)