From Broadway to traveling the country and performing in concerts, Montego Glover of Broadway's newest musical, It Shoulda Been You, is a force to be reckoned with. Get to know Montego in this new interview!
How did you originally become interested in theater?
What was your childhood like? Did you come from a musical/theatrical home?
We see that you graduated from Florida State University with a BFA in Music Theater! Can you tell us a little bit about your education? What was the most influential moment in your college career?
What is a piece of advice you would give to aspiring performers/college students?
Since theater is a tough world to break into for many, did you ever have any doubts about your career choice or were you confident in your decision to be a performer?
What is your dream role?
Not only did you originate the role of Felicia Farrell in the Broadway show, Memphis, you were also nominated for a Tony Award for that very role. What was that like for you? We can only imagine how exciting it must have been!
Speaking of exciting, you made your Broadway debut in The Color Purple and portrayed both Celie and Nettie! What was this experience like for you? What did you gain the most/learn from being a part of this production?
You are currently portraying Annie Shepard, the Maid of Honor, in the new Broadway musical It Shoulda Been You! Can you tell us a bit about the show itself and your character? What is her purpose in the show?
Are there any similarities between you and Annie?
If you could switch places with any one of your cast members in It Shoulda Been You, who would it be and why? (Gender is not a factor here, pick whomever you want!)
Aside from theater, you have also done a variety of concert work! From The New York Pops to performing all over the country. What do you like the most about performing in a concert? How does this differ from performing in a show?
You also have some television credits on your resume. What has been the most fun television role for you, to date? Do you prefer television acting or acting for a play/musical?
Do you have any guilty pleasures? (Reality TV, junk food, etc.)
What is something that you couldn't live without?
What is one piece of advice you have been given in your life that you hold dear?