Wednesday, March 23, 2005
Meet Moonie: Amy Cole
Recently I asked the cast some questions about the show, at least so far, and here's what Amy had to tell me:
Amy's favorite "Minnie's Boys" moment is a classic. No picking the warm, touching ballad, "Mama, a Rainbow" for Amy:
"When Minnie sings "You Don't Have to Do It For Me"...the song is written as a passive agressive guilt machine..I swear I have heard my mother say the same things. In addition, Darlene Popovic nails the sentiment of the song...it's truly spot-on and hilarious!"
Since Amy is also also doing the costumes for the show, she had to do a lot of research. Which brought up an interesting dilemma:
"Their early movies (closest to when the play takes place) are in balck and white, so it's interesting to rebuild what color a coat or suit might have been."
Being in the Marx Brothers mood, I asked Amy what Secret Word she would choose if she could. She chose a classic, an oldie but goodie, a never-grow-tired-of: