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ROEBLING: The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge
Title:   ROEBLING: The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge
Description:   Theater To Go presents a drama by Mark Violi about the men who built the Brooklyn Bridge and the woman who finished it. Roebling is a well-known name in the Trenton, New Jersey area but few people beyond that know how significant the Roebling name is to some of the most outstanding structures in our modern world. The Brooklyn Bridge is a beloved NYC and American icon but few people know of its origin. John Roebling was the driving force behind the construction, engineering and architectural innovations of the Brooklyn Bridge, which in themselves were groundbreaking, but the steel cables, which Roebling revolutionized, support many suspension bridges in the United States, notably the George Washington Bridge and the Golden Gate Bridge Roebling:The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge tells the story of s story John Roebling and his family as they persevered against all odds in their dedication to build the Brooklyn Bridge. It brings to the stage the human drama surrounding the herculean construction effort to complete one of the most endearing and enduring engineering icons in the world. And it tells of Emily Roebling as the culminating force in the completion of the bridge as we know it today when adversity called into question the success of the project.The play explores themes of genius, innovation, dedication to family and creative ideas, and introduces remarkable family that was poised to enter the 20th century. Roebling: The Story of the Brooklyn Bridge is a gripping saga of triumph over adversity. Produced by Theater To Go, it includes an original musical score composed by Frank Grullon especially for this play. Presented in cooperation with the New Jersey State Museum as part of the year long NJ350 celebration. LOCATION Theater Building New Jersey State Museum 206 W.State Street Trenton, NJ 08608 PARKING IS AVAILABLE. Reservations and Information www.RoeblingPlay.com
Price:   $18-25
Street Address:   New Jersey State Museum 205 W. State Street
Location / City:   Trenton, NJ 08608
Contact Name:   Ruth Markoe
Website:   http://RoeblingPlay.com
Phone:   8667012187
Email:   info@Theatertogo.com
Category:   Stage / Theater
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