Thursday, May 8, 2014

Spotlight On...John J. Wooten

Name: John J. Wooten

Hometown: Las Cruces, New Mexico

Education: Theatre

Favorite Credits: Trophies, Happy Hour, Duck Crossing, The Role Of Della

Why theater?: I've always been interested in the "why nows" of life

Tell us about Enchanted Arms?: It is written to honor the true original style/intent of Grimm's fairy tales (grim)

What inspired you to write Tempress?: Ben commissioned me.

What kind of theater speaks to you? What or who inspires you as an artist?: Topical theatre. Milan Kundera

If you could work with anyone you’ve yet to work with, who would it be?: If John Burgoyne were alive, I would like to interview him as research for a screenplay I have been working on concerning his 1770's campaign into Saratoga

What show have you recommended to your friends?:
Anything at Premiere Stages

Who would play you in a movie about yourself and what would it be called?:
Frank, Happy Hour

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?: Red Wine

What’s the most played song on your iPod?: “Angry Young Man” (Ring Tone)

If you weren’t working in theater, you would be _____?: Painting houses in Mendicino

What’s up next?: Stay tuned