Thursday, May 15, 2014

The Gospel According to...Sam Garber

Name: Sam Garber

: San Francisco

BFA from NYU and the Stella Adler Studio of Acting

Who do you play in The Mysteries?: James the Great, Yenta

Tell us about The Mysteries: It is a modern adaptation of the medieval York Mystery Cycle beginning with Creation and ending with the Last Judgement.

Describe The Mysteries in three words: Big, Human Fun

What's the wildest costume you wear in The Mysteries?: Probably my false  D-cup sized boobs for Yenta the Matchmaker.

If you could be anyone from The Bible, who would you be?: Aaron, Moses’ brother. He is the greatest spokesperson the world has ever known.

Which company member is most likely to actually have lived during Biblical times?: Matt Cox?

Which company member is most likely to be the Messiah?:
Most likely Kara our stage manager. At the very least she has a messianic work load

Most likely to become an angel?: Everyone

Most likely to hear voices in their head?: Me I think

Who's the most spiritual?:
I wish I knew

On the 8th day god said_____: Oo I need your love babe

Are you going to heaven or hell?:
I’d like the think I could split time between both

Which of the Seven Deadly Sins are you?: Definitely Gluttony

What's the biggest inside joke at The Mysteries?
: Colin (Jesus) comes on with a different edible item in the last play for every show. His choice of food makes me giggle everytime.

What's your favorite moment from The Mysteries?: Difficult to choose just one, but I am a big fan of the last moments of the Doubting Thomas play by Jordan Seavey.

What is the most rewarding part about being a member of The Mysteries?
: Being able to come in every day for a show and feel so at home being with 53 of the most talented and sweetest people I’ve ever worked with.

Why should we come see The Mysteries?: I can guarantee that for five and half hours not a single person in the room will be bored.