Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Gospel According to...Matt Bovee

Name: Matt Bovee

Hometown: Pacifica, CA.  Home of the Taco Bell-on-the-beach and Fog.

Education: BA's in Theatre /Dance from UC San Diego.

Who do you play in The Mysteries?: Backward Hat Angel

Tell us about The Mysteries: It's like someone gave 162 toddlers each a copy of the bible, a ton of red and silver finger paint, and several shots of espresso.  The result, of course, is the single most beautiful mess you've ever experienced.  Plus, falafel.

Describe The Mysteries in three words: Oh. My. God.

What's the wildest costume you wear in The Mysteries?: Sometimes I'm mostly naked under a purple choir robe, tee hee.

If you could be anyone from The Bible, who would you be?: Jacob, he saw the face of God and lived.  Every day I see Matt Jeffers and just, like, swoon and die.

Which company member is most likely to actually have lived during Biblical times?: Matt Cox, Bearer of the Biblical Beard.

Which company member is most likely to be the Messiah?: Colin Waitt, the Anointed with the Are-You-Kidding-Me-Those Abs.

Most likely to become an angel?: Alex Haynes, Nicest Guy You'll Ever Meet.

Most likely to hear voices in their head?: Whichever ASM is backstage on headset.  Also Most Likely to Have Snacks.

Who's the most spiritual?: I think Kara Kaufman calls upon the name of The Lord more than anyone on any given night as she simultaneously runs lights and sound for a 5 1/2 hour show cast with 54 of NYC's finest whiny monkey children.

On the 8th day god said_____: Also, BURRITOS!  You're welcome!

Are you going to heaven or hell?: Wherever Whitney Houston ended up. (Miss you gurl.)

Which of the Seven Deadly Sins are you?: Yes.

What's the biggest inside joke at The Mysteries?: Yes, I would like to see the chambers for the blueprint to the four blue chamber prints of the for the to the heart.

What's your favorite moment from The Mysteries?: Andy Miller's secret butt-grabs.  Mine happens during The Ascension of Christ into Heaven.

What is the most rewarding part about being a member of The Mysteries?: This sexy, generous, talented, hilarious 54-person family. Truly lucky, truly grateful.

Why should we come see The Mysteries?: Change yo' life, fool!