Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Go Go Time with...Eliza Simpson

Name: Eliza Simpson

Hometown: Nyack, NY

Education: BFA Rutgers University

Who do you play in Kapow-i GoGo?: Princess/Queen Cloadberry

Describe your character(s) in three words: Sunshine, Glitter, Eeeeeeeee!

Tell us about Kapow-i GoGo: Kapowi-GoGo is the story of a girl who grows up, learns about love, about loss, and ultimately embraces her destiny as the world's greatest protector.

Describe Kapow-i GoGo in three words: Pow! Wham! Squaa!

What’s the wildest costume you wear in Kapow-i GoGo?: Demon wings and hell fire.

What’s your favorite all-time afterschool cartoon?: "Sailor Moon"

If you could be a character from any anime or cartoon, who would you be?: Sailor Moon.

Which company member has the most larger than life personality?: Everyone is Bonkers. But Evan Maltby cracks me up every time he comes on stage.

Which company member is most likely to get lost in this world?: ...... Hank Lin.

Most likely to actually be a cartoon character in real life?: Andrea Miller, fucking hilarious. Have you ever seen a one woman version of OKLAHOMA. It will blow your mind.

Most likely to be a super villain?: ..... Maddy Bundy, because she'd have us all fooled, being so sweet, having us eat out of the palm of her hand, ....... then comes the hammer.

Most likely to go on an epic journey?: Matt Cox, Colin Waitt, Steve Stout.

Who’s the best fighter?: Maddy Bundy. Ask her to make a muscle, it's crazy.

Revenge or vengeance?: Yes.

What would be your victory song?: “Rain on My Parade”, Funny Girl.

What is your signature move?: Magical Heart Powers Ultra Compassion Blast

What’s the biggest inside joke at Kapow-i GoGo?: Everybody does their own impersonation of MR. Smiles. That means nothing to you. Come see the show! :)

What is your favorite moment in Kapow-i GoGo?: Any time Jeff Ronan says or does ANYTHING.

Why should we come see Kapow-i GoGo?: Because this genre contains a deep well of emotion beneath the veneer of violence and humor. They got to us young, even if you don't remember anime cartoons, trust me they got to you and the trigers are still there. You will laugh. You will cry. You will go home having rediscovered an precious and long buried part of yourself.