Friday, October 23, 2015

Spotlight On...Jerry Rago

Name: Jerry Rago

Hometown: Hoboken, NJ

Education: BFA: London Academy of Music and Drama.

Select Credits: Bottom in Midsummer Night's Dream,  Lopakhin in The Cherry Orchard

Why theater?: I love the intimacy.

Who do you play in Who’ll Save the Plowboy?: Albert Cobb

Tell us about Who’ll Save the Plowboy?: It asks the question "can anyone save you from yourself?"

What is it like to being a part of Who’ll Save the Plowboy?: It is a wonderful group of people to be with as well as a committed artistic team.

What kind of theater speaks to you? What or who inspires you as an artist?: I love good theatre that is personal and moving.

Are there any roles you're dying to play?: Eddie Carbone in View from the Bridge; Sam in Career

What's your favorite showtune?: "She Loves Me"

If you could work with anyone you’ve yet to work with, who would it be?: Meryl Streep

Who would play you in a movie about yourself and what would it be called?: A younger Robert DeNiro in "Finding a Way Home".

If you could go back in time and see any play or musical you missed, what would it be?: A Streetcar Named Desire and West Side Story

What show have you recommended to your friends?: This one. Who’ll Save the Plowboy?

What’s your biggest guilty pleasure?: Chocolate Coconut Milk Ice Cream

What’s up next?: I wonder

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