Beautiful: The Carole King musical's Rebecca LaChance tells The Pickwyck about her time at NYU, what it is like understudying and portraying the iconic Carole King and her upcoming projects in this new interview!
What are you most passionate about in your own life?
Do you have any pre-show rituals?
Where did you grow up? Do you have a theatrical family?
What is one role that you want to play, regardless of gender?
What is your favorite NYC spot?
How did you discover you had a talent for singing and acting?
Broadway has changed from being solely an adult audience to an extremely diverse one, with people of all ages. How does it make you feel when a young person at stage door tells you they want to be up on that stage one day?
What is your guilty pleasure (reality TV, junk food, etc.)?
Can you tell us about your time at NYU? We read in your bio you had the opportunity to study at Playwrights Horizons Theater School, Experimental Theater Wing, and International Theater Workshop. Could you tell us a little bit about those experiences and the most valuable things you gained for them?
What advice would you give to incoming and outgoing drama students?
Do you have any side projects that you are doing besides performing in Beautiful on Broadway?
You are the understudy for Carole King, what do you bring special to the role of Carole King when you perform?
What is one of your favorite sequences in Beautiful to perform, as any character?