Blown Away by Poetry
nytheatre.com q&a preview by Rachel Sullivan
July 23, 2012
What is your job on this show?
Wendy Windstorm, co-creator, etc. .
Where were you born? Where were you raised? Where did you go to school?
I was born in the small town of Hudson, New York. I went to school in windy Chicago which was instrumental in helping me prepare for the role of Wendy Windstorm.
Complete this sentence: My show is the only one in FringeNYC that...?
features the personification of wind.
Do you think the audience will talk about your show for 5 minutes, an hour, or way into the wee hours of the night?
We hope audience members will begin to see poems and poetry in their everyday lives and continue to creatively express themselves long after the show is over.
Which famous New Jerseyite would like your show the best: Snooki, Bruce Springsteen, Thomas Edison?
Thomas Edison. He recognized good ideas.
Theatre is a necessary ingredient in democratic societies. Do you agree or disagree, and why?
YES! Democracy is based on dialogue and theater is a wonderful tool for instigating conversation and posing questions.