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Enberg’s ‘McGuire’ brings beloved coach back to life at North Coast Rep

Enberg’s ‘McGuire’ brings beloved coach back to life at North Coast Rep

“McGuire” returns to the North Coast Repertory Theater on Jan. 25 and Jan. 26, a play about Al McGuire the basketball coach, TV analyst and sportscaster Dick Enberg’s most admired friend and teacher.

Enberg could share stories for hours about the “fascinating, complex, unique and vibrant” McGuire, many of which he poured into the play “McGuire.” To Enberg, McGuire watched life from behind the curtains as if he already knew life’s fill script.

“We are Dorothys,” Enberg wrote in his autobiography “Oh My!”.“ He was the Wizard of Oz.”

“I’ve been in this business 60 years and I’ve met a lot of sports greatness. But there has never been a...

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