Night Train to Memphis
Memphis, Tennessee, birthplace of America's greatest music and the careers of Elvis Presley, B.B. King and Johnny Cash.
Night Train to Memphis is an evening of sultry and smooth sounds including "A Boy Named Sue," "Lucille," "Memphis, Tennessee," "Blue Suede Shoes" and more, where the cultural crossroads come alive!
Eric Scott Anthony
ERIC SCOTT ANTHONY is thrilled to make his FST debut here in "Night Train to Memphis". Broadway: Ring of Fire. Regional: Ring of Fire (Eric) at the Studio Arena Theatre, Pump Boys & Dinettes (Jackson) at Houston's Theatre Under the Stars and National Tour. Smoke on the Mountain (Dennis) and A Sander's Family Christmas (Music Dir./Stanley) at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium. Man of La Mancha (Padre) and It Happened One Christmas at the Flat Rock Playhouse. Eric is a native of St. Louis, MO and former section leader/soloist with the SLSO Chorus.
JOHN BRONSTON has performed regionally in Ain’t Misbehavin’, Hair (Hud), Fences, and Rocky Horror Show (Dr. Frank-N-Furter). New York credits include the new musicals Ivanhoe at the Workshop Theatre and Cyclone and the Pig-Faced Lady for the Women’s Project and the York Theatre. As a composer, his shows have been featured at NYMF, NYTB, and Ellis Island. He is also the associate musical director for the national tours of Smokey Joe’s Café and Five Guys Named Moe.
TONY BRUNO began his professional drumming career at the age of 17 with the Kenny Fitzgerald Jazz Band. His first musical was FST’s 1988 production of No Way to Treat a Lady. He then spent many years on the road with the Larry Stout Circus Band, and has recently returned from engagements with Circus Hollywood, touring New York, Texas and Georgia. He has also performed extensively for Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. Other performances with FST include Heartbeats, Role Play and A Marvelous Party. He recently performed in Johnny Varro’s Quintet for the Sarasota Jazz Festival and returned to FST for this season’s production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.
DOMINICK CICCO is very happy to be returning to FST after a successful run of Outlaws and Angels in 2008. In musical theatre, some of his favorite roles are Sweeney Todd and Emile DeBecque; in opera, Marcello and Escamillo; in TV, he’s been seen on HBO’s “The Wire” and “How to Make It in America.” In the film, “Invincible,” he plays a scene opposite Mark Wahlberg.
CASEY GENSLER is thrilled to return to Florida Studio Theatre once again after performing in Altar Boyz in the Keating Theatre and British Invasion right here in the Goldstein Cabaret. Some other shows that he has been seen in are Hair, The Spitfire Grill, Pump Boys and Dinettes and The Fantasticks and has also performed at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Kiss Me Kate.
Director | Richard Hopkins
Music Director | John Franceschina
Costume Designer | Susan Angermann
Lighting Designer | Bruce Price
Sound Designer | John Valines
Stage Manager | Daniel Silvermann