Guys & Dolls Jr Actor Spotlight – Maggie Howell as Mable

photoQ: What has been your favorite part of being in this cast?

MH: My favorite part of being in the cast is getting to see friends and perform!

Q: Have you made any new friends in this cast?

MH: I have made so many new friends in the cast!

Q: What other shows might people recognize you from?

MH: Mulan and Willy Wonka

Q: What have you learned about yourself since participating in the Parkway Playhouse Junior program?

MH: I have learned that I don’t have to be my normal shy self, that I can be someone totally different on stage.

Q: What has been your biggest challenge so far while rehearsing this show?

MH: My biggest challenge would be singing louder.

Q: Why do you think folks should come and see this production of Guys and Dolls, Jr.?

MH: People should come see the show because it’s a great cast and I think everyone should come watch it.

Q: Are you excited about the 2015 Junior Theater Festival?

MH: I’m very excited because it’s my first year going and I can’t wait for JTF 2015!

Q: How old were you when you first decided you wanted to perform?

MH: I was 14

Q: What is your favorite song, dance number or scene from the show?

MH: Guys and Dolls

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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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