Four Indy Theater Actors Share Favorite Roles
Four veterans of Indy theater sound off on the most fun or just plain juiciest characters they’ve inhabited to date.
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.”
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.”
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.”
“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.”
This article appeared in The Ticket, a 2014 special publication.