Foul Shots, Maestro, Please!

Foul Shots, Maestro, Please!

Playwright and film director John Grissmer has written a play about the invention of Basketball by James Naismith in 1891. It’s a musical.

Yago Colás teaches comparative literature,  philosophy, and the Cultures of Basketball at the University of Michigan. He’s reviewed the play:

“Basketball, The Musical,” Yago Colás, The Classical


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4 Responses to “Foul Shots, Maestro, Please!”

  1. D. K. Christi Says:

    Current performances of The Perfect Game – Jim Naismith Invents Basketball February 21-23, 2013 in Bonita Springs, FL. 239-495-8989 for tickets: members $20; non-members $25. for books.

  2. John Grissmer Says:

    Thanks Mike for the mention. The Perfect Game was performed at Catholic University in 2006. What a great production by all the gang!
    “Steal The Ball”

  3. Mike Licht Says:

    John Grissmer:

    You had a great team in DC. Catholic U has fine Drama and Music programs.

  4. John Grissmer Says:

    Hello Mike, I am back from Bonita Springs Florida where THE PERFECT GAME played feb. 21 to 23. Production well received.
    See the review by D. K. Christie

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