(Vince Lombardi) is known to millions as the gruff Dad on the Emmy Award-winning ABC series The Wonder Years, and he has played more than seventy roles on television, including CSI, The Ghost Whisperer, ER, The Bronx Is Burning, From Earth to the Moon (miniseries) and Law and Order: SVU. In addition to his recent starring role in The Spirit, Dan’s score of film credits includes the blockbuster Independence Day, both Stakeout films (starring Richard Dreyfuss), Big Momma’s House 2 with Martin Lawrence and the cult hit Alien Trespass. Dan is a familiar face on the theater scene, having performed, written or directed over fifty professional productions. His New York area appearances include Ears on a Beatle, The Winning Streak, Inspecting Carol and most recently the title role in A Stone Carver. Regionally he has appeared with Jack Klugman in Arthur Miller’s The Price and with Charles Durning in Men In Suits, as well as Ken Ludwig’s Leading Ladies and The Value Of Names by Jeffrey Sweet. Dan continues to appear—most often with friend Wendie Malick—in benefit performances of The Guys, writer Anne Nelson’s tribute to the brave firefighters who lost their lives on 9/11. For ten years Dan served as the Artistic Director of The Playwright’s Kitchen Ensemble (PKE) of Los Angeles. PKE produced over 450 public readings of new plays with the finest actors in the business, in order to promote the development of the new American playwright.


(Marie Lombardi) was last seen on the New York stage in Athol Fugard’s Sorrows and Rejoicings and Colder Than Here. She also starred in the New York production of Wit and in the Boston, Washington, D.C. and San Francisco productions. She began her theatrical career in productions including A Doll’s House and Herzl (Broadway); Measure for Measure (NY Shakespeare Festival); A Streetcar Named Desire (Toronto) and The Diary of Anne Frank (Los Angeles). She is perhaps best known for her roles on the long-running TV series Who’s the Boss? and most recently on Ugly Betty and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. She has received two Emmys, two Soapy awards and a Soap Opera Hall of Fame Award for her role as Karen Wolek on One Life to Live. Judith has also appeared in numerous films for TV, as well as the ABC series Phenom.


(Michael McCormick) made his Broadway debut in The Lion in Winter starring Laurence Fishburne and Stockard Channing, directed by Michael Mayer. Other New York stage credits include Stupid Kids, Hope is the Thing with Feathers (Drama Dept), Free to Be…You and Me (Drama Dept), Four (Lucille Lortell Award, Drama Desk Nomination), Fuddy Meers (MTC), Dublin Carol and the world premiere of David Mamet’s Romance (Atlantic). TV credits include HBO’s The Pacific, The Black Donnellys, In Treatment, The Sopranos, In Plain Sight and Fringe. Film credits include Double Whammy, Phone Booth, 25th Hour, and the independent films The Briefcase, Weakness and Premium.

Bill Dawes


(Paul Hornung) is an actor/comic/writer. As an actor, he has appeared in several award-winning independent films, including Adam, Evenhand and Fiona. He’s had starring roles in two MGM Studio children’s films—Just for Kicks and Recipe for Disaster—and an acting/writing role in the DVD cult hit I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell. On TV, Bill has been on several hit shows, including Sex and the City, OZ, Law and Order: Criminal Intent, as well as recurring roles on Damages, All My Children and One Life to Live. As a stage actor, Bill’s first role was on Broadway with Sigourney Weaver and Christopher Durang in the play Sex and Longing, which was followed by Gross Indecency in which he originated the role of "Lord Alfred Douglas". Since then, he has done about 10 Off-Broadway plays before returning to Broadway to work on LOMBARDI. As a comic, Bill has performed all over the U.S. and the world, including tours of Canada, Hong Kong, the Philippines and South Africa. As part of the USO, he has performed for coalition forces in Iraq and Kuwait in front of crowds of over 8,000 international troops at bases in Baghdad. As a writer, Bill has been published in several magazines and an hour comedy special he wrote with Jamie Kennedy, Uncomfortable, will be seen on Showtime this fall.

Robert Christopher Riley


(Dave Robinson) made his Broadway debut in the 2008 revival of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, opposite James Earl Jones and Phylicia Rashad, directed by Debbie Allen. Other theatrical credits include Fences (Hartford Stage) and Joe Turner’s Come and Gone (Baltimore Center Stage). Television credits: Medium, Nurse Jackie, Royal Pains, Last of the Ninth, Victorious, Law & Order: Criminal Intent. Mr. Riley holds a MFA from Ohio University.

Chris Sullivan


(Jim Taylor) makes his Broadway debut in LOMBARDI. Originally from Sacramento, CA, he joins the production by way of Chicago, where he moved six years ago while touring with Rob Becker’s Defending the Caveman. He earned his degree in Theater Arts from Loyola Marymount University in L.A. and also studied at The Oxford School of Drama in Oxford, England. After making his Chicago debut in 2008 at The Goodman Theater in The Ballad of Emmett Till, he spent the last two years performing at almost every major theater in the city. Other notable Chicago performances include The Hairy Ape at The Goodman Theater and The Mystery of Irma Vep at The Court Theater.

Chris Sullivan


(u/s Vince Lombardi). Broadway/National Tour: August: Osage County. Off-Broadway: Our Town, Adding Machine, Orson’s Shadow. London: Bug. Regional: Amadeus, Lombardi: The Only Thing, Steppenwolf Theatre. Film/TV: Public Enemies, The Express, The Hudsucker Proxy, Chicago Cab, Law & Order. Jeff saves the best credit for last: He’s Luke’s dad.

Henny Russell


(u/s Marie Lombardi). Broadway: The Royal Family, Impressionism, Major Barbara. Off-Broadway: Fuddy Meers (Minetta Lane); Boy Gets Girl (MTC). Regional: Denver Center, Old Globe, Hartford Stage, Yale Rep, Cincinnati Playhouse, Barrington Stage, among others. Television: "Law & Order," "Gossip Girl," “Possible Side Effects,” “Hope & Faith,” Film: You Don't Know Jack, Revolutionary Road, Tie A Yellow Ribbon, Corn, Loopy. www.HennyRussell.com

Jovon Johnson


(u/s Dave Robinson). Founding member of Congo Square Theatre and writing trio Three Wise Men in Urban/Gospel Entertainment. Johnson has garnered numerous awards as actor and playwright. Recently appeared as Othello at P.I.C.T.; Sterling in Two Trains Running at Geva Theater. Johnson thanks his wife and children for carrying him to Broadway.

Brad Schmidt


(u/s Michael, Hornung, Taylor). New York: New Girl in Town (Theresa Lang Theatre), Peer Gynt (Shapiro Theatre). Regional: Bacchae (Getty Villa), Dr. Despite Himself, West (both Theresa Kellman Theatre). TV: CSI, Joey, Summerland, ATWT. Film: Bill, Tunnel Rats. Trained: William Esper Studio, Larry Moss. Thank you, Brad Fleisher, Saxon Trainor. Love to Mom, Dad, Julie.