A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere! Set in and around Manhattan. In 2005, a Jewish 9/11 survivor and a Palestinian 9/11 widow find themselves embroiled in one family’s personal and political dramas.
With surprising humor and wit, Jericho reminds us that all struggles are ultimately personal.
Beautifully written by Jack Canfora, this play takes a deeply touching and intelligently humorous look at the long-lasting consequences of 9/11
DIANE CIESLA is pleased to be at Florida Studio Theatre. Off Broadway: Soho Rep, The Lark, Lucille Lortel, 59 E 59 (Gates of Gold) Regional: Pittsburgh Public, Alabama Shakespeare (The Bird Sanctuary), PlayMakers (String of Pearls) GeVa, Lake Tahoe Shakespeare, New Harmony, Riverside (Doubt), Hartford Stage, McCarter Theatre, Jupiter (Broadway Bound, Cemetery Club) National Tour: Lost in Yonkers. Film/Television: Another Earth, Under New Management, Lipstick Jungle, Law & Order, All My Children, Guiding Light.
ELEANOR HANDLEY Since completing her MFA at the New School for Drama in NYC, Eleanor has worked extensively for the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, most recently as Cressida in Troilus and Cressida, and also as Lady M in Macbeth and Maria inTwelfth Night, which was filmed and broadcast on PBS. Other regional roles include Joanne Galloway in A Few Good Men, Gabriella in Boeing, Boeing and Sylvia in Sylvia. Off Broadway she appeared in the New York premiere of Charles Mee's Limonade Tous les Jours opposite Austin Pendleton. Television appearances include, Guiding Light, As the World Turns and Royal Pains. Immediately after Jericho closes, Eleanor heads to the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival to perform Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing and Maggie in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof.
MARK LIGHT-ORR New York credits include the critically acclaimed Counsellor At Law (Lucille Lortel Award—Best Revival), as well as the Irish Rep, the NY Fringe Festival, Expanded Arts, and Ensemble Studio Theatre. National tours include Susan Stroman’s revival of The Music Man (Charlie Cowell). Regional credits include nine seasons with the Utah Shakespearean Festival, the Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Pioneer Theatre Company, the Fulton Opera House, Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, Theatreworks CO and the Engeman Theatre.
WILL LITTLE Born and raised in College Park, GA, is now happy to call Sarasota, FL his new home. He received his BFA from Howard University and his MFA from FSU's Asolo Conservatory. Excited about his first staged show with FST, he sends a special thanks to the FST family and the cast of Jericho for their warm embrace. Will was last seen on the stage of WBTT as Walter Lee in A Raisin in the Sun, and on the Asolo stage as Nabo in Las Meninas. Will is also a co-founder of Little Big League Productions, LLC with Dhakeria Cunningham and is the proud father of Zhaniya Little, the daughter that the two have together.
RACHEL MOULTON is grateful to make her FST debut with Jericho. Off-Broadway: Young Zelda Fitzgerald in This Side of Paradise (Theatre at St. Clements). Regional: Eliza Doolittle-My Fair Lady (JW Engeman Theatre), Carol Melkett-Black Comedy and Maureen-RENT (Pioneer Theatre Company), Helena-Midsummer (PSF), Dory-Finding Nemo The Musical (WDW), and Frankie-The Member of the Wedding (RedHouse). Rachel is also the face of the new “Depot Time” Office Depot commercials airing nationwide. Training: Interlochen Arts Academy, Syracuse University, B.F.A. www.rachelmoulton.com
Michael Satow Off-Broadway and NY Stage: Raft of the Medusa (Secret Theatre), Accidental Death of an Anarchist (Kraine Theater), Blacken the Bubble (Dixon Place), Betwixt, Between, and BeTWAIN (Crown Theater). Regional Stage: Hannah (Premiere Stages), Shipwrecked (Capital Rep), Proof (Seacoast Rep), Romeo and Juliet and Hamlet (Commonwealth Shakespeare Co.), I Heart Kant (CoLab @ George Street Playhouse). Film: Under Jakob’s Ladder, How To Break Up With Your Mother, TV/Web: All My Children, Website Story (College Humor). www.michaelsatow.com
Director | Kate Alexander
Production Stage Manager | Kelli Karen*
Scenic Designer | Bob Phillips
Costume Designer | Sara Hinkley
Lighting Designer | Byron Winn
*Denotes member Actors’ Equity Association. The Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.