Rae Gray, currently in Broadway's The Real Thing, is down to earth and incredibly charming in this new interview with The Pickwyck.
Tell us about your first car, first job as a teenager and first acting job.
What is your favorite book, TV show, movie?
What is your favorite NYC spot?
What has been your quintessential New York moment?
You have worked with Sam Gold prior during a workshop for 'Humans'. Describe working with Director Sam Gold for a second time?
This is your first Broadway show. What were your thoughts prior to going into it and presently now that you have gone through rehearsals and tech?
Cynthia Nixon, who played Debbie in the original Broadway Cast, is now portraying Charlotte. Did she have any advice on the character of Debbie?
'The Real Thing' is cleverly told as a play within a play. Do you feel as if your life is like that as well? What would your play be about within your own life?
The tagline for 'The Real Thing' is "it's about the moment you stop thinking and start feeling". Do you act on feeling or rational thought?
What has been the most invaluable advice you have received over the years?
We know that you were a student at University of Chicago. Have you graduated or are you postponing your studies to be in this production?
Do you prefer television, film or theatre? And why?
What has been your favorite role to date and why?
What is your process when preparing for any role? How do you become that character?
What are you most passionate about in your own life?
Who would you want to be your "Freaky Friday"?
What was your most embarrassing moment onstage?
What is the Chicago theater scene like?
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