“Riding the Comet” is an official selection of the New York Theater Festival Summerfest Thrilled to announce Riding the Comet will be back on stage as a selection of the NY Theater Festival’s Summerfest. I’ve been eager to get Comet back on stage ever since the premiere production at Actors’ NET in 2011. The show […]
Follow us @RoeblingPlay It’s easier than ever to stay close to ROEBLING: The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge. Follow all the news and backstage production insights as they happen with our new Twitter feed. http://twitter.com/roeblingplay With an upcoming production opening May 16, 2014 at the New Jersey State Museum in Trenton, we’ll be sharing lots […]
EMILY ROEBLING: The Woman Who Saved the Brooklyn Bridge Premieres Featuring live-action performances and a multimedia experience, EMILY ROEBLING: The Woman Who Saved the Brooklyn Bridge, premiered Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Theater at the New Jersey State Museum, West State Street, Trenton, NJ. Presented in association with the New Jersey State Museum and […]
Respected theater reviewer for the Princeton Packet (NJ), Bob Brown, has picked my drama RIDING THE COMET as one of the Top Five Best Area Stage Productions of 2011. Appearing alongside his favorite major professional productions, RIDING THE COMET is listed in the Top Five of Student/Community/Small Professional Productions of 2011. Directed by Kyla M. […]
The effort to mount my play Roebling: The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City has achieved non-profit status. Partnered with Theater To Go, we will be receiving tax-deductible contributions to produce Roebling first as an Equity Showcase with our eye on a future Broadway or Off-Broadway run.
Known to the theater chiefly as an actor and playwright, you might think I would consider the most important word in theater to be “yes”. “Yes, Mark you have the part.” “Yes, we’re producing your new show.” “Yes, Mr. Violi, the girl up front has your check.” Before we can get to these all important […]
Along with the theater adage “Another opening, another show” comes the less celebrated “Another closing, another final curtain”. The premiere of my World War II stage drama Riding the Comet has come and gone. By all accounts it was a great success. Flattering reviews were printed which is always nice. But going in, I knew […]