Friday, October 23, 2015
Spotlight On...Jerry Rago
Hometown: Hoboken, NJ
Education: BFA: London Academy of Music and Drama.
Select Credits: Bottom in Midsummer Night's Dream, Lopakhin in The Cherry Orchard
Why theater?: I love the intimacy.
Who do you play in Who’ll Save the Plowboy?: Albert Cobb
Tell us about Who’ll Save the Plowboy?: It asks the question "can anyone save you from yourself?"
What is it like to being a part of Who’ll Save the Plowboy?: It is a wonderful group of people to be with as well as a committed artistic team.
What kind of theater speaks to you? What or who inspires you as an artist?: I love good theatre that is personal and moving.
Are there any roles you're dying to play?: Eddie Carbone in View from the Bridge; Sam in Career
What's your favorite showtune?: "She Loves Me"
If you could work with anyone you’ve yet to work with, who would it be?: Meryl Streep
Who would play you in a movie about yourself and what would it be called?: A younger Robert DeNiro in "Finding a Way Home".
If you could go back in time and see any play or musical you missed, what would it be?: A Streetcar Named Desire and West Side Story
What show have you recommended to your friends?: This one. Who’ll Save the Plowboy?
What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?: Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream
What’s up next?: I wonder
For more on Who'll Save the Plowboy, visit www.whollsavetheplowboy.com