The talented, and ever so funny, Elizabeth Earley of Something Rotten! talks about her experience at NYU, past onstage mishaps, how she helps empower other performers through her self-launched program, Project Oak, and more!
Check out the interview to get to know Elizabeth a little better, and head to St. James Theatre to see her dance and sing her heart out in Something Rotten!
Where are you from?
Did you spend a lot of time in or around theatre during your childhood?
Was there a specific moment in your life when you decided that you wanted to pursue a career as a performer?
If you have one, what is your favorite musical?
What are some of your guilty pleasures? (Junk food, reality TV, etc)
If you could pick any movie or book to be adapted into a Broadway musical, what would it be and why?
We see that you studied at NYU. Can you tell us about your experience there?
Was there a piece of advice that you were given or a lesson you learned during your time there that you hold dear to you?
You have been in countless different productions, what has been the most gratifying and/or challenging role for you, to date?
We have heard many audition horror stories. Do you have any that you would like to share with us? Or, maybe an embarrassing on stage moment?
You are currently in Something Rotten! on Broadway and we are big fans of the show. What has this experience been like for you?
What does a day in the life of Elizabeth Earley look like? Do you have any pre-show rituals?
Do you ever get songs from Something Rotten! stuck in your head when you aren't at work? Or are they constantly playing in your head like your own little radio?
Could you tell us a little bit about Project Oak? What made you start this?
What is one piece of advice you would give to aspiring performers?