Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Gospel According to...Lindsley Howard

Name: Lindsley Howard

Hometown: Houston, TX

Education: BFA in Acting, St. Edwards University

Who do you play in The Mysteries?: A bunch of little girls.

Tell us about The Mysteries: Its a play about the Bible that manages to not be about the Bible, but rather the beautiful mixed up humans that created it.

Describe The Mysteries in three words: Heartfelt. Jubilant. Human.

What's the wildest costume you wear in The Mysteries?:
Underwear and bed sheet.

If you could be anyone from The Bible, who would you be?:
No one, they all seemed pretty stressed.

Which company member is most likely to actually have lived during Biblical times?: Ed.

Which company member is most likely to be the Messiah?: Alex Hanyes. Colin Waitt is definitely a close second.

Most likely to become an angel?: Alex Haynes

Most likely to hear voices in their head?: Peter Sansbury

Who's the most spiritual?: We've all got soul.

On the 8th day god said_____:
Tears, bitch.

Are you going to heaven or hell?: Wherever the party is.

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

What's the biggest inside joke at The Mysteries?: Our "free time."

What's your favorite moment from The Mysteries?: The 10-second dance Matt Stango does at the beginning of The Conspiracy Episode. Literally. It will never NOT be funny.

What is the most rewarding part about being a member of The Mysteries?: Watching my cast mates work and play.

Why should we come see The Mysteries?:
It poses more questions than in answers, and thats really exciting. It puts a mirror up to the audience and asks if you have faith, if not in God, do you have faith in your fellow human? Do you have faith in art? Do you have faith in good, or bad? Do you have faith in the theatre? You came here for a reason, what is it?