Sunday, August 21, 2016

Trolling Time with...Maddie Sykes

Name: Maddie Sykes

Hometown: Palo Alto, California

Education: BFA from NYU Tisch

Who do you play in The Illusory Adventures of a DreamerA little bit of everything!

Describe your character(s) in three words: Fearless, Hungry, Desirous

Tell us about The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer: It's just like your every day existential crisis play but with way more leather.

Describe The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer in three words: gay, Gay, GAY. Just kidding. Also wild, silly, and unforgiving.

Who is the biggest liar?: On day one I told our choreographer that I could totally learn to drop into the splits by opening night and that was a complete lie. So me. Definitely me.

Who is the biggest troll?: Nick ;)

Who is the sexiest?: Adam's Eyebrows.

Who is the most mischievous?: Eddie, who is single handedly responsible for every time I break/crack up on stage.

Most likely to go on an adventure?: Austin. And it would be fully insane.

Most likely to get caught up in a cult?: Geo. 10000% Geo.

Which bandana best describes you?: I feel like this refers to something I know nothing about so I'll just say red so I can look like Rosie the Riveter?

Favorite (gay) bar in NYC: Haven't been to many. I was just at Hardware though and that was fun!

Fun, laughs, or good time?: Laughs.

Do you talk to yourself in a mirror?: Only every day of my life.

What is your favorite moment in The Illusory Adventures of a DreamerDefinitely the Troll Orgy

What is the most rewarding thing about being a part of the Dreamer team?: Getting to work with so many awesome and creative people.

Why should we come see The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer?: Come to have fun and embrace your inner troll!

For more on Maddie, visit

The Illusory Adventures of a Dreamer is part of the 20th Annual New York International Fringe Festival! Performances dates are Saturday, August 13th at 9:30pm, Tuesday, August 16th at 5:00pm, Monday, August 22nd at 4:45pm, Wednesday, August 24th at 7:00pm, and Saturday, August 27th at 1:30pm. All performances will be at Venue #1: Teatro SEA (107 Suffolk Street). For tickets, visit

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