Hearts Like Fists
nytheatre.com q&a preview by Adam Szymkowicz
October 10, 2012
What is your job on this show?
Do you like to read plays, or just perform them?
I like to read. Just read Adjmi's Stunning. Amazing.
Complete this sentence: My show is the only one opening in NYC this fall that...?
includes a homicidal doctor.
Are there any cautions or warnings you’d like to make about the show (e.g., not appropriate for little kids)?
Sexual situations. Ninja fights. Comedy.
Groucho, Chico, Harpo, or Zeppo?
Groucho and Zeppo.
Can theater bring about societal change? Why or why not?
Maybe I'm naive but I'd like to think it could. I like to think connecting with live actors in a play is a stronger connection than seeing a film. I hope exercising compassion in a theater setting will make your life better.