Elijah Manning is a graduate of AMDA, and has been working in theaters all around CT. Most recently he was seen in Black Irish at the Hartford Fringe Festival. Some other credits include Simeon in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, at the Ivoryton Playhouse, Danny in Water Without Berries at the Ivoryton Playhouse, Victor in Hour Farther with the Emerson Theater Collaborative, and Grandaddy Pete/ensemble in The Mark directed by John Haddon. He is beyond excited and honored to embody the role of Frederick Douglass. A welcome challenge to portray someone of such stature. Thanks to Holly and Patti for the opportunity. Thanks to his family for their continued support.