nytheatre.com q&a preview by Jesse Liebman
July 26, 2012
What is your job on this show?
Where were you born? Where were you raised? Where did you go to school?
I was born and raised in Manhattan, went to Collegiate high school, then returned to the city after college for my acting training at The New Actor's Workshop.
If you're a New Yorker: why is FringeNYC an important part of the summer theater scene?
New York City is full of theater year-round, but the FringeNYC offers an exciting, challenging, immersive theater experience... and best of all, it's affordable.
In your own words, what do you think this show is about? What will audiences take away with them after seeing it?
#MormonInChief is about standing behind your opinions. The 24-hour news cycle brings attention and hype, but can it also help to clarify and communicate? In #MormonInChief, an innocent tweet makes its way to primetime. Amid all the shouting, does anyone actually have anything to say?
Which famous New Jerseyite would like your show the best: Snooki, Bruce Springsteen, Thomas Edison?
Bruce Springsteen. The Boss!
Theatre is a necessary ingredient in democratic societies. Do you agree or disagree, and why?
Completely agree. A vital theater is a reflection of the thoughts, feelings, fears, struggles, failures, and triumphs of its people. Society needs a safe and sacred space to explore and perform, to ask dangerous questions, and to follow actions through to their consequences, whatever they may be.