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Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011

Tonight @ Milwaukee Repertory Theater, 7:30 p.m.

Based on Wisconsin native and Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss' book When Pride Still Mattered: A Life of Vince Lombardi, and adapted by another...
10.24.2011 | | Posted at 12:45 PM

Another look at The Milwaukee Rep’s LOMBARDI

By Russ Bickerstaff
The Packers had just finished a game that put them at 7-0 on the season—a game that secured them on the top of the league for at least a couple more weeks. It was a Sunday night—last night and the Quadracci Powerhouse Theatre was filled with Packers apparel. It didn’t look like a typical Rep theatre audience, but Lombardi isn’t a typical Milwaukee Rep show.    If they’re looking to e...
09.18.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Russ Bickerstaff
Me: How far did you get into—like I couldn’t imagine that there’d be film footage of this guy holding a set of cards or whatever it is that you have to do . . .Cecsarini: oh, no. But there are pictures of him behind his bar having the gang over after the game on Sundays. And there’s film footage of him laughing . . . at all functions . . . he’s at the blackboard, he’s diagramming a pl...

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