Four Indy Theater Actors Share Favorite Roles

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Four veterans of Indy theater sound off on the most fun or just plain juiciest characters they’ve inhabited to date.

 

Eddie Curry
Eddie Curry

Eddie Curry
Beef & Boards

“Shaw Moore in Footloose and Amos Hart in Chicago. The mean characters are sometimes more fun to play—but the more rewarding characters are those with a journey to redemption.”

 

 

Meagan Matlock
Meagan Matlock

Meagan Matlock
EclecticPond Theatre Company

“If I had to narrow it down, two of them would be Tybalt and Benvolio from Romeo and Juliet. We did a rotating cast performance—I now know four roles in that show.”

 

 

Ryan Artzberger
Ryan Artzberger

Ryan Artzberger
Indiana Repertory Theatre

“John Proctor in The Crucible ranks really high up there. Iago in Othello is another. There is something incredibly freeing about playing someone who has no rules and no boundaries.”

 

 

Bill Wilkison
Bill Wilkison

Bill Wilkison
NoExit

“There are two types of roles that I enjoy doing: the original role that has never been portrayed before, and the historical character, where you play real people who exist or existed.”

 

The Ticket 2014 coverThis article appeared in The Ticket, a 2014 special publication.

 

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