Catherine Walker, currently starring as the lovable Phoebe D'Ysquith in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, chats with The Pickwyck about how she got her start in theater, memorable moments and what theater means to her in this interview!
Where did you grow up? Do you have a theatrical family?
What is your earliest memory of theater? When did you realize you wanted to be an actor?
What was your first car and your first job (doesn't have to be theater!)
Looking back on your first acting experience and now, what would you say you learned the most?
Could you tell us about your education at Carnegie Mellon? Was there a particular instructor that inspired you and gave you words that you live by?
What is your favorite New York spot?
What has your experience been like so far with the show? Transitioning from the role of Miss Barley to Phoebe, what is your favorite part about playing your character? What is the most challenging aspect of performing, in your opinion?
What is your favorite sequence of the show? (Perhaps one you perform in and one you don't)
What is your favorite movie, TV, book?
If you could switch places with anyone alive or dead, who would it be and why?
What is your guilty pleasure?
Would you be willing to share with us an embarrassing moment you have experienced on stage (whether in this show or another)?
What does theater mean to you?