Monday, July 23, 2012

Spotlight On...John Clancy

Name: John Clancy

St. Louis, MO

Education: Oberlin College

Favorite Credits: Fatboy, The Event, Horse Country, Cincinnati

Why theater?: So as not to go crazy and end up in jail.

Tell us about The Apocalyptic Road Show With Your Hosts Gdjet And Lulu:  It’s good.  Really very good.

What inspired you to write?:
Most of my inspiration comes from these voices in my head.   I just do what they say, it’s easier that way.

What kind of theater speaks to you? What or who inspires you as an artist?:
I like very direct and funny theater.  Buster Keaton, Samuel Beckett, Ernie Kovacs, Bill Hicks, those kind of guys.

If you could work with anyone you’ve yet to work with, who would it be?: Lee Iacocco

What shows have you recommended to your friends?: All of mine.

Who would play you in a movie about yourself and what would it be called?:
Matt Damon in “Clancy! Clancy! Clancy!  The True Life Tale of John Clancy as told to John Clancy by John Clancy”.

If you weren’t working in theater, you would be _____?: Playing in the theater.

What’s up next?:
Probably grabbing a drink.  You?

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