Guys & Dolls Jr Actor Spotlight – Liza Patrick as Lookout

0201141357Q: What has been your favorite part of being in this cast?

LP: The pure fun!

Q: Who is your favorite character in Guys & Dolls Jr?

LP: Adelaide

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

LP: Yes, Aneka

Q: What other shows might people recognize you from?

LP: 101 Dalmatians, Mulan, Aristocats, Willy Wonka, The King & I, and Guys & Dolls

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

LP: I have learned that I have a passion to sing, dance and act!!

Q: What is your favorite play and/or musical?

LP: The King & I, because it’s beautiful, funny, spectacular and amazing.

Q: What is it like working with the Parkway Playhouse Junior instructors, directors and/or staff?

LP: It’s so exciting and the most fun that I can imagine!

Q: What are some of your favorite aspects of participating in theatre?

LP: The singing, dancing, being with the cast because they’re so much fun.

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

LP: Learning the dance moves.

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

LP: It’s a funny 1950’s NY comedy and people will find it hilarious and entertaining.

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

LP: Oh Yes! Last year it was such a fabulous and splendid experience!

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

LP: 8 years old

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

LP: Adelaide’s Lament

Q: Is there anything else you think people should know about Parkway Playhouse Junior or Guys & Dolls Jr.?

LP: I think they should know that Parkway Playhouse is a great company!  The people are so great and so nice and I think everyone in the community should come out to see the shows.  They will be amazed!!!!

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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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