The King & I Actor Spotlight – Logan Bryant

BowtiesQ: Why did you audition for The King & I?

LB: I auditioned for The King and I because I love acting and singing, and this musical felt like a challenge.

Q: What shows might people have seen you in before?

LB: They may have seen me in Mulan Jr, A Christmas Carol, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory Jr,and Ghost Riders.

Q: What is a typical day like for you?

LB: During the school year, a typical day was: Going to Mountain Heritage and then either going to Wrestling Practice, Rehearsal or Work. Now that school is out, a typical day is 9am-10pm at Parkway Playhouse.

Q: Have you met new friends in the cast?

LB: I work with many members of the cast, so I see and talk to them almost daily.

Q: What has been your favorite moment from rehearsals?

LB: My favorite moments have been getting to know new people, and getting to re-know old friends.

Q: What is your favorite line or song from the show?

LB: ‘Because one slave has run away, Simon kicking EVERY slave!’ from Small House of Uncle Thomas, because the music under it, as well as the dance for that segment, is simply amazing.

Q: Are there people in your life who have never seen you on stage?

LB: Most of my family has seen me on stage, as well as much of my Church sooo……..

Q: At what age did you first know you wanted to act?

LB: This past year actually, lol

Q; What’s the #1 reason someone should see this show?

LB: Small House of Uncle Thomas

Q: If you could appear onstage with any classic actor or actress, who would it be and why?

LB: Gah, this is a hard one…. I’m not really sure, to be honest….

Q: What is it like to work on a Rodgers and Hammerstein production?

LB:  It is simply amazing.

Q: Anything else that you’d like people to know about you?

LB:  I’m hoping to make it big, and send money back to Burnsville when possible.




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Parkway Playhouse, located in the Appalachian town of Burnsville, NC, is a haven of theatre talent. While people come to the mountains to get away, Parkway Playhouse is a natural gathering place to connect. Likewise, we are an extension of traditional mountain talents: singing, dancing, and, foremost, storytelling. By giving rise to energetic new voices and through a wide variety of plays and musicals, we invite our audience into experiences that are thought-provoking, adventurous, and entertaining. Together we reimagine the world in every live performance, creating dynamic conversations that last far beyond the curtain call. This blog is will feature stories, helpful information, insight and features about the performances.

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