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Full Length, Drama
5 men, 1 woman
Total Cast: 6, Flexible Set
ISBN-13: 978-0-8222-2801-1


MIN. PERFORMANCE FEE: $105 per performance.
THE STORY: MAGIC/BIRD is the inspiring true story of basketball legends Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Larry Bird, their rivalry and touching friendship.
“On the one hand, we have Earvin 'Magic’ Johnson: African-American, gregarious and charming, embracing his fame in the flashy fashion typical of his LA team, the Lakers. On the other, there’s Larry Bird: the white hick from French Lick, Ind., laconic and reserved, the main man of Boston’s Celtics and their working-class fans…The scenes between the two are often quite funny…And unlike many real-life dramas, this story doesn’t have a tragic ending.” —New York Post.

“Phenomenal! Outstanding! They nailed it, like a Bird three-pointer at the buzzer…Basketball heaven for anyone who appreciated the life and times of Earvin 'Magic’ Johnson and Larry Bird.” —Huffington Post.

“A razzle-dazzle passion play” —Entertainment Weekly.

“MAGIC/BIRD’s got game!” —Boston Herald.