Jericho, the latest dark comedy from famed New York playwright Jack Canfora, will end its eight-week, nearly sold-out run at Florida Studio Theatre on June 9. Exploring themes of politics and personal pain in the aftermath of 9/11, the devastating yet humorous tale follows the lives of two conflicted survivors, a Jewish man and Palestinian woman, introduced by family during a Jewish Thanksgiving dinner. Penning the thought-provoking tale of how people deal with guilt, grief and ‘going on,’ Canfora, the award-winning writer of Place Setting (2005), masterfully examines the effects [...]Read more ›
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I beseech you to check out Florida Studio Theatre‘s Jericho, which takes you on a simultaneously hilarious and thought-provoking journey through the landmines of our post-9/11 world. I’m always a bit hesitant to tread back into that territory because I was working in downtown Manhattan that fateful day. But I was also very interested to see how playwright Jack Canfora would deal with the issues, particularly relating to how we heal after such a tragedy, in his new play, part of a rolling world premiere (FST’s was the last production [...]Read more ›