Daniel J. Travanti and Ellen Crawford to Star in A Touch of the Poet
The play is set in a rundown inn near Boston in the 1820s, and centers around Con Melody, once a landed gentleman in Ireland, now an innkeeper in America who has fallen upon hard times.
Travanti, who will play Con Melody, is best known for his Emmy-winning role of Captain Frank Furillo in TV's Hill Street Blues. His theater credits include The Last Word…, All My Sons, The Guys, and Rhinoceros. Crawford, who will portray Nora Melody, is best known for her role of Nurse Lydia Wright on ER. Her theater credits include Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?