Peter Elliott. Cast as Jester in Once Upon A Mattress
LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
Name: Peter Elliott
Hometown: Miami Springs, Florida
Education: University of Miami (BM & MM) – Music performance and music education
Day Job: Music teacher at Shrine of St. Anne Catholic School & St. Bernadette Catholic School
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…?
Movie: The Dark Crystal …I can’t believe I just wrote that…
Book: The Wizard of Oz series
Band: Israel Houghton & New Breed
Song: Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Musical: my favorite To perform in is Hairspray but to watch is Wicked
Restaurant: Jacques-Imo’s in New Orleans
Beverage: Ginger Ale
Holiday: Mardi Gras!!!
Pastime: writing music and playing instruments
THIS OR THAT…
Dogs or cats? Cats
Sweet or Sour? Sweet
Cake or Pie? That’s too difficult a choice…
Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt? Ice cream
Coke or Pepsi? Yuck!! Neither!
Boxers or Briefs? Hehe…briefs
Coffee or Tea? Coffee!!!
Soup or Salad? Yes, please.
City or Countryside? City
Spring or Fall? Spring
Mountains or Ocean? Ocean
ANSWER ME THIS…
You are stranded on a deserted island, what two items do you bring? I would bring the Bible and my glasses… I’m actually blind as a bat and you know my contacts would come out in the water, in the crash… You can tell I’ve thought about this before…
When life hands you lemons? Mmmm, lemon cake!!
Favorite role you’ve been cast? Billy in Anything Goes
Dream role to perform? Burt in Mary Poppins
Who is your hero? Jesus Christ
What inspires you? My wife, my son, Jesus, people that are just plain honest and the endless potential of children
Are you living happily ever after? You better believe it!!
Where do you see yourself in 10 years? Still singing, hopefully dancing and enjoying my family.
Why should we see Once Upon A Mattress? If you came just because of Mark (Prince Dauntless) & Taylor (Princess Winifred) and their hilarious, incredibly physical performance it would be enough but all the cast is showing up and showing out!!