Hello THAC Friends & Followers!
It’s Preview Night for Next To Normal (N2N) at Town Hall Arts Center! Industry and community partners will get a special sneak peak at our next main stage show this evening. For those of us that must wait until after opening night… we have a special cast preview! Peek the Q&A Session below to see why Ms Jacqie Jo (Billings) says YOU should see N2N!
LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
NAME: Jacquie Jo Billings
HOMETOWN: Golden, CO
EDUCATION: Denver School of the Arts & AMDA (The American Musical & Dramatic Academy)
DAY JOB: Collections Manager for Skyline Property Management
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…
CITY: New York City
MOVIE: “Forrest Gump”
BOOK: The Harry Potter series (I can’t pick just one)
BAND: The Beatles
SONG: “Wheel” by John Mayer
MEAL: Anything to do with brunch
PLAY: “All My Sons” by Arthur Miller
MUSICAL: Too many to pick one 😉
WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE…
COMEDIAN: Jimmy Fallon
ACTOR: Andrew Garfield
ACTRESS: Meryl Streep
DIRECTOR: Martin Scorcese
PERFORMER: Sara Bareilles
THIS OR THAT…
DOGS OR CATS? Dogs
COFFEE OR TEA? Coffee
COMEDY OR MYSTERY? Comedy
MUSICAL OR PLAY? Both 🙂
CRUSHED ICE OR CUBED? Crushed
EARLY BIRD OR NIGHT OWL? Night owl
KETCHUP OR MUSTARD? Mustard
BOXERS OR BRIEFS? Briefs
CHOCOLATE OR VANILLA? Vanilla
TAN OR PALE? Pale
ICE CREAM OR YOGURT? Gelato… does that count?
ANSWER ME THIS…
HOW MANY LANGUAGES DO YOU SPEAK? One. Buuut do accents count?
THE GREATEST INVENTION IN HISTORY IS? Selfie stick… just kidding.
WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU LEMONS? I didn’t ask for lemons, I ordered an espresso!
YOU’RE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND, WHAT TWO ITEMS DO YOU BRING? The cast of LOST and coffee
WHAT’S YOUR BEDTIME? 11pm
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN ACTING? Since the age of 5 when I used to sing to myself in the bathroom mirror
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE ROLE YOU’VE PLAYED? I feel very fortunate to have played so many of my favorite roles
WHAT’S YOUR DREAM ROLE TO BE CAST? Any Disney Princess
WHO IS YOUR HERO? My family
BIGGEST INSPIRATION? My guy, Cody Schuyler
WHERE ARE YOU IN 10 YEARS? Happy, surrounded by people I love
WHY SEE NEXT TO NORMAL? This show addresses the important issue of mental health in a bold and unapologetic way. Breathtaking talent brings to life some of the most entertaining and thought-provoking lyrics of our time.