Monday, August 18, 2014

The Dreaded Q&A with...Madeline Hickman

Name: Madeline Hickman

Hometown: Melbourne, FL

Education: BA in Theatre and BA in Mass Communication Studies from FLORIDA STATE (Go Noles!)

Who do you play in Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails?: Melanie, Miss Texas

Describe your character in three words: Confident, Loud, Texan

Tell us about Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails: Hilarious show about The America's Goddess Pageant, with every American stereotype represented and hopefully offended

Describe Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails in three words: Funny, Glamorous, Big

What beauty pageant would you win?: Queen of Hiding from my Roommates then Jumping Out and Scaring Them.

What pageant portion are you most likely to dominate?: The part where you stay in a hotel with continental breakfast

Which company member is most likely to lie, cheat, or steal their way to glory?: No one! We're a bunch of sweethearts

Most likely to commit a beauty fail?: Probably me

Most likely to be involved in a scandal?: Jay

Most likely to win Miss Congeniality?: Sophie

Most likely to be a future stage parent?: Victoria

Most likely to host a beauty pageant?: Matthew

Most likely to have a showmance: Sam and Brian, they're way too good together

Who's the most offensive?: Michael, look at this play he wrote!

Most ruthless?: No one!

Best pageant cry?: Brian, I honestly can't look at him pageant cry because it makes me crack up

Sash, bouquet, or tiara?: Melanie says Tiara, Madeline says Bouquet

What is your favorite moment of Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails?: I change my mind at every rehearsal about this, because everyone is constantly coming up with new ways to make us all laugh

What is the most rewarding part about being a member of Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails?: The team! I have nothing but lovely things to say about this group of people and their talents.

Why should we come see Pageant Tales and Beauty Fails?: Because Melanie will shoot you if you don't.

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