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You can really get your chops in shape in the resident theatres, and I urge anyone to investigate them and to be willing to go…
When I was younger – I don’t do this too much now – but sometimes if I couldn’t sleep, I would lie in bed and…
There was a lot of playing by myself, wearing last year’s Halloween costume and wandering around the yard talking to myself – which may account…
It’s such a rare and rewarding thing to be in control of space and time for two hours a night, to go through a journey…
I should be one of those actors who has a list. A lot of people do – ‘I wanna do this and this and this’…
Some actors start with the right shoes. I start with the right hats.
My mother was a children’s librarian, and I was raised on lots of English children’s literature. It gave me this weird idea that I was…
I try to inhabit each of the characters as fully as I can, however short-lived they are. But most of my show happens offstage.
I was offered jobs impersonating everyone from Cher to Madonna.
I love hats. I’ve always loved hats.
I don’t know what we did without Velcro in the American theater. It’s a miracle substance! People had long intermissions, probably.
I always dress up for recordings.
A musical sweeps you along, like you’re on a magic carpet ride of sorts. But you have to keep up.
I’m kind of a reluctant Anglophile. My mother’s a children’s librarian, and all of the children’s literature I read was from her childhood – E.…
The beauty of performance for me is finding details with which to betray character.
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