IN DEVELOPMENT

 

THE VIOLIN

by Dan McCormick

SYNOPSIS
What happens when a world renowned violinist accidentally leaves his one-of-a-kind Stradivarius in the back seat of a cab? This comedic drama tells the tale of Bobby, Terry and Gino, two hapless brothers and an elderly tailor from the Lower East Side.  When the opportunity to change their fortunes literally lands in their laps, they are forced to make some quick and irrevocable decisions about their future. Has Lady Luck finally smiled upon them... or will it prove to be a Faustian bargain?

PLAYWRIGHT
Dan McCormick, the multi-talented, New York-based writer, has written a heartfelt story based on his memorable experiences living in the Lower East Side as a young actor.


VISIBLE GRACE

by Lewis John Carlino

SYNOPSIS
Dave, a successful novelist, faces a mid-life crisis with the imminent passing of his estranged daughter to breast cancer.  In a desperate attempt to find closure in their lives, he undergoes his first psychedelic session with a prominent Bay Area therapist. This healing and transformative experience brings Dave not only in touch with his own demons, but also allows him and his daughter to find peace at the end of her life.

PLAYWRIGHT
Prior to his successful career as a screenwriter and director of feature films (The Great Santini, The Mechanic, Resurrection), Lewis John Carlino had fifteen plays produced as a well-known playwright in New York. He now returns to his lifelong love of the stage with this beautifully written play about family, forgiveness and the life-changing power of psychotropic drug therapy.