Sunday, July 23, 2017

Ridin' That Train with...Nick Plakias

Name: Nick Plakias

Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin

Education: MFA in Acting, University of Washington

Who do you play in The Goree All-Girl String Band?: Captain Marcus Heath

Describe your character in three words: Goree Head Warden

Tell us about The Goree All-Girl String Band: Are you kidding? And spoil the fun? No way.

Describe The Goree All-Girl String Band in three words: Jawdropplingly Talented Artists.

What instruments do you play in the show?: Guitar, Banjo, and Mandolin

What's your favorite country song?: Probably “The Pilgrim: Chapter 33” by Kris Kristofferson.

Who's your favorite country artist of all time?: Tough call. Maybe Merle Haggard.

What is your favorite moment in The Goree All-Girl String Band?: It’ll be the moment when I know all the songs and all my lines and where I’m supposed to be and what I’m supposed to do when I get there.

What is the most rewarding thing about being a part of the Goree team?: Being in the room with a bunch of the kindest, most wildly creative people I’ve ever met.

Why is this show important now?: It’ll always be important. Justice isn’t seasonal.

Why should we come see The Goree All-Girl String Band?: Because the next chance you get, tickets might cost a hundred bucks.

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