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The brilliantly talented actor, currently playing in 'You Can't Take It With You,' shared with The Pickwyck about making it in New York City and what he is most passionate about.
What were some difficulties you faced building your theatrical career?
Which acting part would you like to gender bend?
What play would you like to see turned into a film and star in?
What is your weakness/something you would like to improve on, personally and professionally?
How do you deal with costars you dislike?
What is your earliest memory of theater?
How do you prepare yourself for your roles? What has been your most vigorous role to date?
How do you balance theater and home life? How are they alike or different?
If you could write a musical or play, what would it be about?
What is the best book/movie you have ever read/watched?
What has been your quintessential New York moment?
What was your best/worst audition?
How do you feel the social and emotional messages have changed in theater over time? Has the audience changed?
What do you feel are the most important social messages that theater can convey to a modern audience? For example, a revival being performed today in modern times and the message it provides?
There is an important message in 'You Can't Take It With You' that is as poignant today as it was in 1936. What is your reflection on that?
What has been the biggest takeaway you have had from an actor/actress you have worked with?
Do you feel that there is a "model"/stereotype/expectation of what a theater performer should look or sound like?
There is an intimacy about theater that is unique to the other arts, do you feel like everyone in the audience is almost a part of a big social experiment, sharing the same experience? All reacting differently?