Off-Broadway's Perfect Crime to Welcome Lunney Sept. 29

News   Off-Broadway's Perfect Crime to Welcome Lunney Sept. 29
Robert Emmet Lunney will join the cast of Off-Broadway's long-running thriller Perfect Crime Sept. 29 at the Snapple Theater Center.

Lunney, last seen in Theresa Rebeck's Mauritius on Broadway, will succeed Patrick Ryan Sullivan in the role of Harrison Brent. Sullivan plays his final performance Sept. 28.

A Perfect Crime, written by Warren Manzi and directed by Jeffrey Hyatt, "tells the story of Margaret Brent, an accomplished Connecticut psychiatrist and potential cold-blooded killer. When her wealthy husband turns up dead, she gets caught in the middle of a terrifying game of cat and mouse with a deranged patient and the handsome but duplicitous investigator assigned to the case. As the clock ticks to the final chilling revelation, a mounting set of secrets and indiscretions leads to a shocking turns of events. Did Margaret Brent commit 'the perfect crime?'"

Lunney joins a cast led by longtime Perfect Crime player Catherine Russell, Michael Brian Dunn ( The Life), Patrick Robustelli and Richard Shoberg ("All My Children").

Perfect Crime opened as an Equity Showcase in 1987 and since moving Off-Broadway has been running for 21 years, making it the longest-running play in the history of New York theatre.

Lunney has also appeared in the Broadway companies of Deuce, The Graduate, A Doll's House, Dancing at Lughnasa and the Off-Broadway production The Dying Gaul. His screen credits include "Julie & Julia," "Flying Scissors" and "Law and Order." Tickets for Perfect Crime can be purchased by visiting or by calling (212) 307-4100. The Snapple Theater Center is located at 210 West 50th Street at Broadway.

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