Jonny Orsini made his Broadway debut starring as ‘Ned’ in The Nance opposite Nathan Lane, a role that earned Jonny an Outer Critics Circle Award nomination. Jonny can be seen in the feature films Beneath, Generation Um…, and Girl Most Likely. Additional film credits include King Kelly, Rocksteady, and Cigarette Candy (Best Short, South by Southwest/Outstanding Performance, Florida Film Festival) Jonny also appeared Off-Broadway in An Early History of Fire (The New Group), Be a Good Little Widow (Ars Nova), Banished Children of Eve (Irish Repertory Theatre).
Joel Marsh Garland is a graduate of Bennington College, he has been involved in NYC theatre since the late 90s as an actor, director, electrician, writer, singer, and reluctant designer most recently on stage as Klieg in Essential Self Defense at Playwright’s Horizons. He appeared in the Glass Eye Pix film I SELL THE DEAD as well as the films The Undying, Rocket Science, Lady In the Water, See You in September, The Night Listener, Watching the Detectives, The Believer, Maid in Manhattan, Interstate 84,Snipes; on TV’s; Law & Order, Law & Order SVU, The West Wing, Third Watch, Conviction, Kidnapped, Jonny Zero, Witchblade, Life on Mars, Kings. Look for him in theatres next summer in The Bounty, in FX pilot Fire in the Hole and in Spike TVs upcoming movie Black Souls. Joel is the lead singer for the Atomic Grind Show (www.atomicgrindshow.com) and plays a mean game of scrabble.
Previous work with Glass Eye Pix include the critically acclaimed films by James Felix McKenny, Satan Hates You and Automatons. Recent stage credits include The Magnitude of the Slope at The Tank Theater in NYC, and Missa Solemnis or The Play About Henry, a role he created for The Downtown Urban Theater Festival, receiving critical praise for his performance during its extended run at The Barrow Group. Selected stage credits include Hamlet in Hamlet, Mercutio in Romeo and Juliet(Studio@620); Hally in Master Harold… and the boys; Bo in Bus Stop (Chatauqua Playhouse); Skinhead and The Doctor in Thomas Bradshaw’s Cleansed (The Brick) and Southern Promises (PS 122). Matt frequently performs and participates in readings for companies and venues throughout NYC, including: The Flea, PS122, The National Arts Club, Players Club, The Kitchen, Horizon Theatre Rep, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Lark Play Development Center, Dixon Place, The Public, Stephen Sondheim’s Young Playwrights Inc. and Urban Stages.
MAN ON THE LEDGE is John’s eighth collaboration with Larry Fessenden and Glass Eye Pix, having appeared in Joe Maggio’s BITTER FEAST, I SELL THE DEAD (as Cornelius Murphy), WENDIGO (as Otis), Ti West’s HOUSE OF THE DEVIL, THE ROOST and the upcoming THE INNKEEPERS (playing “Officer Mitchell” in the latter two films), and briefly in Larry’s THE LAST WINTER. Other film work includes INSIDE MAN (dir. Spike Lee), CAYMAN WENT, FANTASTIC FOUR, RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (dir. William Friedkin), SCHOOL TIES, JERSEY GIRL, TOWN DIARY, and THE TRADE. John plays a starring role in the indie film UNCONSCIOUS, directed by Brad Wigor, and is currently working for director Raja Gosnell in next summer’s THE SMURF MOVIE.
Off-Bway: at The New Group, Wally Shawn’s “Marie & Bruce” starring Marisa Tomei and Rafta Rafta” both directed by Scott Elliot. The Barrow Group. THE NANNY DIARIES” w/ Scarlett Johansson and the series “THE AMERICANS” starring Kerri Russell and Matthew Rhys on FX.