Ensemble for the Romantic Century celebrated the official opening of Eve Wolf’s musical play Maestro, about legendary conductor and activist Arturo Toscanini, January 14. John Noble stars in the Off-Broadway production, now playing at The Duke on 42nd Street through February 9.
Maestro is directed by ERC Director of Theatrical Production Donald T. Sanders. Alongside Noble as Toscanini, the production also features Mari Lee and Henry Wang on violins, Matthew Cohen on viola, Ari Evan on cello, Zhenni Li on piano, and Maximilian Morel on trumpet.
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Wolf is a playwright and the founder and executive artistic director of ERC. Recent credits include Van Gogh’s Ear (Pershing Square Signature Center), Anna Akhmatova: The Heart Is Not Made of Stone (BAM), and Jules Verne: From the Earth to The Moon (BAM).
Maestro began performances January 3. For tickets and more information, visit RomanticCentury.org.