Q – Why did you decide to audition for The Ballad of Frankie Silver at Parkway Playhouse this season?
A – I haven’t been in a show for over 10 years. I owned a Children’s theater in Florida and was busy directing. When I moved to Burnsville I decided it was time to get back on the stage.
Q – What shows might people have seen you in before?
A – I was Guenevere in Camelot and Evie in Stop the World.
Q – How would you describe a day in the life of Courtney Malone?
A – I am a full time music teacher in Buncombe County. I have two girls in middle school. I also have 3 rescue dogs, 4 rescue cats, a bunny, a hamster and 16 chickens! I love animals. I also love being outside and enjoying nature. I am working for Zen Tubing this summer just for fun!
Q – What has been your favorite moment from rehearsals?
A – I enjoy getting to know everyone especially since I am new to town.
Q – What is your favorite line from the show?
A – I love when Dr. Banner tells Nora “I’m sure you’re lovely. “
Q – How does working on an original adaptation differ from other productions you’ve been apart of?
A – Developing my character has been difficult. I had never read the stories and was not familiar with the story. It has been challenging.
Q – What’s the #1 reason someone should see this production?
A – It’s a thrilling story. One that happened right here in the back yard!