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RVA premiere of a play by Eric Simonson

based on the book When Pride Still Mattered — A Life of Vince Lombardi, written by David Maraniss

performances Thu, Nov 7 thru Sat, Nov 23

$35 general admission/$25 military & rvata/$15 student

LOMBARDI is a play about obsession, perfection, and winning -- which were the defining characteristics of famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi.

Considered by many to be the greatest coach in the history of the game, Lombardi's impact on football and our culture is memorialized in many ways. The Super Bowl Trophy itself was named in his honor. His love of the game and single-minded pursuit of excellence generated loyalty and fear among those in his orbit including his players, his wife and family, and his psyche -- in that order.

This compelling play reveals the inner-workings of Lombardi, told in a highly theatrical and engaging way. Share Lombardi's thrill of victory and agony of defeat, and examine the costs of living your life around the belief that "winning isn't everything, it's the only thing."



CJ Bergin

Linda S. Beringer

Axle J. Burtness

Arik Cullen

Raymond Goode

Ken Moretti

Production Team:

Head Coach - Scott Wichmann

General Manager - Todd LaBelle

Set Design - Frank Foster

Costume Design - Sheila Russ

Lighting Design - bri conley

Stage Manager - Heather Davis


Performance Schedule:
Thu, Nov 7 @ 7:30pm
Fri, Nov 8 @ 7:30pm
Sat, Nov 9 @ 7:30pm (media opening)
Sun, Nov 10 @ 4pm

Thu, Nov 14 @ 7:30pm
Fri, Nov 15 @ 7:30pm
Sat, Nov 16 @ 7:30pm
Sun, Nov 17 @ 4pm

Thu, Nov 21 @ 7:30pm
Fri, Nov 22 @ 7:30pm

Sat, Nov 23 @ 7:30pm

​The original Broadway production of LOMBARDI was produced by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo in association with The National Football League.

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