Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Gospel According to...Karsten Otto

Name: Karsten Otto

Hometown: Plano, TX

Education: BFA. Tisch School of the Arts, Atlantic Acting Studio

Who do you play in The Mysteries?: Joseph (of Jesus' father fame...not the one with the dream-coat.)

Tell us about The Mysteries: It's the most filling, challenging theater that I can think of. We are re-telling the Bible with a modern framework, with no judgement, positive or negative. You will not leave feeling empty or malnourished. 

Describe The Mysteries in three words: Earnest. Buffet. Ambitious.

What's the wildest costume you wear in The Mysteries?: I can't tell for risk of spoilers!

If you could be anyone from The Bible, who would you be?: David (from David and Goliath)

Which company member is most likely to actually have lived during Biblical times?: Paul Thomas Truitt

Which company member is most likely to be the Messiah?: Jaspal Binning

Most likely to become an angel?: Alesandra Nahodil

Most likely to hear voices in their head?: AJ Ditty

Who's the most spiritual?: Kyle Hines

On the 8th day god said_____: You want more from me?

Are you going to heaven or hell?: Heaven

Which of the Seven Deadly Sins are you?: Pride (The worst one =( )

What's the biggest inside joke at The Mysteries?:
Ed's run-through notes.

What's your favorite moment from The Mysteries?: Our stunning Angel Chorus' rendition of "His Eye is on the Sparrow."

What is the most rewarding part about being a member of The Mysteries?: The multitude of talented artists I now call my friends and colleagues.

Why should we come see The Mysteries?:
Because you can see most other shows in different forms on Netflix these days. Ours is tailor made for the theater.