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“THE VIOLIN” OPENS at 59E59

Robert LuPone stars in World Premiere of Dan McCormick’s THE VIOLIN at 59E59 Theaters 

September 19, 2017:  THE VIOLIN, a melodramtic tale by Dan McCormick about two ill-fated brothers, Bobby and Terry, and their elderly friend, Gio a tailor, opened at 59E59 Theaters for a limited run through October 14When Bobby, played by Broadway veteran Robert LuPone, realizes his brother Terry, played by Kevin Isola, has found a priceless 1710 Stradivarius violin in his gypsy cab, Bobby sees an opportunity to cash in. The action, directed by Joseph Discher, is set in motion with Gio, played by Peter Bradbury, joining the brothers in an attempt to ransom the violin for $800,000.

Peter Bradbury, Kevin Isola

Robert LuPone stars in World Premiere of Dan McCormick’s THE VIOLIN at 59E59 Theaters 

September 19, 2017:  THE VIOLIN, a melodramtic tale by Dan McCormick about two ill-fated brothers, Bobby and Terry, and their elderly friend, Gio a tailor, opened at 59E59 Theaters for a limited run through October 14When Bobby, played by Broadway veteran Robert LuPone, realizes his brother Terry, played by Kevin Isola, has found a priceless 1710 Stradivarius violin in his gypsy cab, Bobby sees an opportunity to cash in. The action, directed by Joseph Discher, is set in motion with Gio, played by Peter Bradbury, joining the brothers in an attempt to ransom the violin for $800,000.

Produced by The Directors Company in association with ShadowCatcher EntertainmentTHE VIOLIN’s performance schedule through October 14 is Tuesday – Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; and Sunday at 3 PM & 7 PM at  59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).

To purchase tickets, call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200 or visit www.59e59.org

Photography: Barry Gordin Opening Night September 19, 2017

Robert LuPone, Darren Bagert, Orlando LuPone
Laila Robbins, Robert Cuccioli
Producers Darren Baggert, Adam Hess
Deb Zum, Jane Baron Sherman
Director Joseph Discher, Playwright Dan McCormick
June & Doris Kaufman
Artistic Directors MCC Will Cantler and Robert LuPone
Kevin Isola
Peter Bradbury