Thursday, July 13, 2017

Ridin' That Train with...Kendra Jo Brook

Name: Kendra Jo Brook

Hometown: Judith Gap, Montana

Education: B.A.C. In Music Theatre, Bowling Green State University

Who do you play in The Goree All-Girl String Band?: Burma Harris

Describe your character in three words: Feisty, tiny, loyal.

Tell us about The Goree All-Girl String Band: The Goree All-Girl String Band is based on a true story about a group of young women in the Texas state penitentiary who form a country string band and become an overnight radio sensation, all in pursuit of pardoning and their freedom.

Describe The Goree All-Girl String Band in three words: Strong, determined, brave.

What instruments do you play in the show?: Fiddle

What's your favorite country song?: I really love Dolly Parton's 'Wildflowers'

Who's your favorite country artist of all time?: Dolly Parton

What is your favorite moment in The Goree All-Girl String Band?: "The Cell Block Tango" number of the show-"I Did it Cuz I Had To" because each of the Goree gals tell the tale of how they ended up in prison.

What is the most rewarding thing about being a part of the Goree team?: Everyone on the artistic team and in the cast is so hardworking and eager to tell this story. We are working our butts off to bring these people back to life.

Why is this show important now?: I am so excited to be a part of a show with so many strong and brave female roles, especially female roles for actor-musicians. The women certainly drive this story!

Why should we come see The Goree All-Girl String Band?: You MUST see it! The music and arrangements are so fun and gorgeous, and the Goree ladies will knock your socks off with our tenacity, humor and our top-notch musicianship.