Lisa Howard, starring in the new Broadway musical comedy, It Shoulda Been You, shares with The Pickwyck her acting start, most valuable advice and about working in this anticipated new production!
What production are you most proud of having been a part of, professionally and/or personally?
What has been your most embarrassing moment onstage?
What has been one character you have portrayed that you felt the most connection to and why?
What is the most valuable piece of advice you have been given over the years?
What is your guilty pleasure (reality TV, junk food, etc.)?
Who would you want to be your "Freaky Friday"?
Tell us about your first car, first job as a teenager and first acting job.
What was your first memory of theater being introduced into your life? Also, tell us about your educational experience, on your website it says you were a part of ETC All American Youth Show Choir and Firestone High School’s performing arts department before heading to The University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music where you received a BFA in Musical Theater. What would be your advice to aspiring students?
Can you tell us a little bit about your character in It Shoulda Been You? Do you feel any sense of connection to her?
What has it been like working with this company to bring it to Broadway? What drew you to this show initially when you performed it in 2011 at the George Street playhouse?
What is a trait that your character possesses that you would like to have?
How has it been working with director David Hyde Pierce? What is his directing style like and what does he expect from the actors?