Hello THAC Friends & Family,
Let’s get to know another cast member performing in Anything Goes! Today’s post is dedicated to Mr Seth Maisel, cast as a Sailor and member of the Anything Goes Ensemble. Check out our Q&A Session where Seth talks Halloween, knee-high boots, and acting for the past 20 years… Enjoy!
Get to know: SETH MAISEL
Sailor & Ensemble
LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
NAME: Seth Maisel
DOB: May 24, 1979
HOMETOWN: Pueblo, CO/Presque Isle, ME
EDUCATION: BA – Theater, BA – English Lit (Shakespeare), MFA – Theater
DAY JOB: Education Director – Town Hall Arts Center
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…
MOVIE: The Haunting (The original, not the terrible remake), Princess Bride, Tombstone
BOOK: “American Gods” – Neil Gaiman
BAND: The Darkness
SONG: Depends on my mood
MUSICAL: Book of Mormon, Into the Woods
PLAY: “The Winter’s Tale” — Shakespeare
BEVERAGE: Earl Grey (Yes, “Earl Grey, hot”)
HOLIDAY: Halloween, though I’m always working.
THIS OR THAT…
DOGS OR CATS? Yes
HEELS OR FLATS? Knee-high pirate boots
BOXERS OR BRIEFS? Boxer briefs!
COKE OR PEPSI? Never could tell the difference
MAC OR PC? Apple phone, PC desktop
SPRING OR FALL? Spring
SUNRISE OR SUNSET? Sunrise (Now that song is stuck in my head. Thanks!)
BEACH OR POOL? Beach
THE BEST INVENTION IN HISTORY IS? Printing Press. Followed closely by the internet.
WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU LEMONS? Throw them back. Hard. Or juggle. Lemons are perfect size for juggling.
YOU’RE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND… WHAT ITEMS DO YOU BRING? Kindle, Solar Generator
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN ACTING? 20 years (attempted), still trying to get it right.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE ROLE THAT YOU HAVE PLAYED? Vladimir – “Waiting for Godot”, Frederick Frankenstein – “Young Frankenstein”
WHAT’S YOUR DREAM ROLE TO BE CAST? Hal – “Henry IV, Henry V”
WHO IS YOUR HERO? Biggest inspiration? John Barton – made a push in the 80s to make Shakespeare accessible and interesting to modern audiences.
WHERE ARE YOU IN 10 YEARS? Still on stage… somewhere… anywhere.
WHY SEE ANYTHING GOES? This is one of those fantastic grand spectacle shows. Huge tap numbers, beautiful sets and costumes. Then the performances are absolutely hilarious. I forget what I’m supposed to be doing on stage because I’m too busy laughing at the hilarity going on around me.