Andy Kelso, currently performing the role of Charlie Price in Kinky Boots shares with The Pickwyck what shows changed the way he saw the world, the strongest costars he has worked with and his quintessential New York moment.
How has it felt this past year wearing the boots as Charlie? I saw Kinky Boots for the first time back in November and you were on for Charlie. It was an absolutely brilliant performance! :
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 one role that you want to play, regardless of gender?
How did you discover you had a talent for singing and acting?
What was your most embarrassing moment onstage?
Do you have any pre-show rituals?
What is your favorite NYC spot?
What was it like to be a part of the exclusive Fiyero club?
What has been your quintessential New York moment?
Who would you want to be your "Freaky Friday”?
Who are some of the strongest costars you have worked with and why?
The proposal to your wife was so romantic! Do you always plan grand gestures for anniversaries, etc?
What are you most passionate about in your own life?
Kinky Boots has an incredible social message. What other shows do/have done the same and inspired you personally to maybe see something in a new light?
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 the strangest gift a fan has given you?