REGIONAL PREMIERE. William Kunstler’s huge personality and tremendous appetite for life made him a formidable force both inside and outside the courtroom. The colorful, perpetually rumpled defense lawyer, whose best-known clients include the Chicago Seven, a member of the Central Park 5, and inmates involved in the Attica prison riots, makes a case for his often unconventional pursuit of justice. Tensions flare when a brilliant young law student objects to his appearance at her college campus, and is determined to confront him.
It only takes a minute or two for him to fully draw you in...
ANIQUE CLEMENTS is a New York City-based actress and graduate of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. Previously at FST: The Nether. Some of her recent credits include Imogen in Cymbeline at the Great River Shakespeare Festival and Kara in an original work, The Savage Queen. When not acting, Anique is a mental health advocate and speaker. She is excited to be performing in her second show here at FST.
SAM MOSSLER Recently appeared at FST in The Nether. Other FST productions: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, How to Use a Knife (Chef George), Other People’s Money (Garfinkle). New York: The Owl and The Pussycat (Creative Space); The Sexes: According to Dorothy Parker (NY Comedy Club). Regional: The Philadelphia Story (New Harmony Theatre); The Tempest (Shakespeare on the Hudson); The Threepenny Opera (Connecticut Grand Opera). As a writer, Sam’s plays have been produced in New York and Los Angeles, and his screenplays have received honors from the Austin Film Festival and the International Screenwriters Association. He is most proud of his work as a Teaching Artist in FST’s Education program. sammossler.com
Director | Jason Cannon
Scenic Designer | Bruce Price
Costume Designer | Lea Umberger
Lighting Designer | Michael Cummings
Sound and Projections Designer | David Sabbagh
Stage Manager | Jynelly Rosario*
* Denotes member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.