Magic Bird Tickets Broadway Play

Magic/Bird Tickets & Information

Longacre Theatre

220 West 48th Street

Between Broadway and 8th Avenue

New York NY 10036 View on map

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Magic/Bird Summary

One of the greatest stories in sports history is now Broadway's most “phenomenal” new play. -The Huffington Post. The most exciting ticket of the season is courtside at Magic/Bird, the new Broadway play that tells the inspiring true story of basketball legends Magic Johnson and Larry Bird. Together in collaboration with the athletes themselves, Academy Award® winner, Eric Simonson (Lombardi )and Tony Award®-nominated director Thomas Kail (In the Heights) have created a moving and electrifying new show perfect for sports fans and theater lovers alike!

Magic/Bird features an all-star team of theater’s best, including Kevin Daniels (Twelfth Night), Tug Coker (ART’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Deirdre O’Connell (Circle Mirror Transformation), Peter Scolari (Hairspray), Robert Manning Jr. (Southland), and Francois Battiste (Prelude to a Kiss).

“They nailed it, like a Bird three-pointer at the buzzer. You have to see this play!” – The Huffington Post

“Excellent and funny, for sports fans and theater lovers alike!” New Jersey Newsroom

Magic/Bird has got game!” Boston Herald

Magic/Bird Cast Members:

Kevin Daniels, Tug Coker, Peter Scolari, Robert Manning, Deirdre O'Connell, Francois Battiste

Magic/Bird Creative Team

Author: Eric Simonson
Director: Thomas Kail
Producer: 32 Swish 33, LLC
Press Agent: Kirmser/Ponturo Group

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Magic/Bird In the News

He Is 56, and Short, but Stars at 3 Positions

Onstage at the Longacre Theatre, Peter Scolari is in Magic/Bird, slipping in and out of characters, changing in and out of blazers, pullovers, warm-up suits and sneakers, and moving in and out of accents.

A Rivalry Moves Downcourt to Center Stage

Magic/Bird traces the history of the rivalry and eventual friendship between the basketball superstars Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

Magic/Bird Quick Facts

Running Time:

90 minutes, with no intermission

Price Range


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Audience :

Family Show
Children under the age of 4 are not permitted in the theatre.

First Preview Date
March 21, 2012

Box Office Hours

Monday - Saturday: 10am - 8pm
Sunday: Noon - 6pm

Mail Order

Magic/Bird
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P. O. Box 998
Times Square Station
New York, NY 10108-0998

Coat Room

Yes. No strollers or furs.