Robert Emmet Lunney is Co-Director of The Barker
Project, a company dedicated to exploring the works of contemporary British
playwright Howard Barker and other works that celebrate the marriage of argument
and entertainment. For The Barker Project, Robert has directed and/or acted in
workshops and readings of Victory, The Hang of The Gaol, No End of Blame, The
Possibilities, That Good Between Us, Fair Slaughter, The Power of The Dog, Seven
Lears, The Europeans, Judith, A Hard Heart, The Castle, Scenes From an Execution,
The Love of a Good Man, and Uncle Vanya all by Mr. Barker.
actor Robert has appeared on Broadway in Brian Friel's Dancing At
Lughnasa and Wonderful Tennessee, both directed by Patrick Mason; A
Doll's House directed by Anthony Page; The Night Of The Iguana;
The Devil's Disciple, and most recently The Graduate adapted
and directed by Terry Johnson. His many Off-Broadway appearances include
Duet (directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser), Craig Lucas' The Dying
Gaul (Mark Brokaw, director), The Quiet Room (Lucy Tiberghien,
director), Arms And The Man, Two Small Bodies, and Chopin in
Space. He recently played Inspector Jackman in the Berkshire Theatre Festival
production of Timothy Findley's The Stillborn Lover with Richard
Chamberlain (Martin Rabbett, director). In other Regional productions Robert
played Atticus Finch in To Kill A Mockingbird (Ford's Theatre, DC);
Walter in Wendy Wasserstein's An American Daughter (Long Wharf
Theatre); Roy Cohn in Angels In America; Edward in Someone Who'll
Watch Over Me (Michael Breault, director).
Romagnoli's inspired direction, he has played Bela Veracek in No End Of
Blame, Stucley in The Castle, Lenny in Harold Pinter's The
Homecoming, the Sergeant in Mr. Pinter's Mountain Language, and
the Baron DE Varville in Camille. Robert's most recent film work was
in Dan Harris' Imaginary Heroes.
Television work includes
four episodes of "Law & Order," the CBS series "Feds,"
and "The Invisible Man."