Jye Frasca, West End theater star and soon to be in the ABC show, Galavant, shares with The Pickwyck his humble beginnings, his different experiences while working in the theater and his favorite London hangouts.
Since you started your career at a young age, did you ever have any doubts about getting into theater or was this something that you had always had a passion for?
What was your first encounter with musical theater that prompted you to pursue it as a career?
You have trained and performed in lots of different places. How did the learning experiences differ? Can you tell us about them?
You have finished filming a role on ABC's new series, Galavant. Could you tell us a little more about your role and the show?
Do you prefer television, film or theatre?
What has been the one character that you can relate to the most and why?
If the opportunity arises, would you ever consider doing a show on Broadway?
What is your weakness (professionally, personally) and why?
What are some of your favorite places in London to see, eat and drink?
Out of all the productions you have been a part of, which one has been the most memorable for you and why?
What has been your most embarrassing onstage blunder?
What has been your most challenging role to date?
You had the opportunity to play Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys. Of course, Frankie has a very prominent Jersey accent. Did you have to practice for a while to get the hang of the accent or did it come to you naturally?
What are you passionate about?
What is your favorite book? Favorite movie?
Aside from Galavant, do you have any other projects coming up that you are excited about?