Hello THAC Friends and Followers!
The fantastically talented Mark Shonsey is back for his final THAC performance this season as Young Frankenstein’s Igor! After amazing performances on the main stage in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and Anything Goes, we can’t wait to see Mark puttin’ on the ritz for our final show during the 2014-2015 season. Check out my Q&A session with Mark below, cheers!
LET’S GET TO KNOW YOU…
NAME: Mark Shonsey
EDUCATION: Graduated with a BFA in Theater, Film, and Television with an emphasis in Performance at University of Colorado at Denver
DAY JOB: Manager at a Bellco Credit Union
RELATIONSHIP STATUS: In a relationship with Shauna Maloney
EYE COLOR: Hazel
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE…
MOVIE: It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World
BOOK: Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
BEVERAGE: Shirley Temple
HOBBY: Playing Softball, and Football
CHORE: Walking the dog
MUSICAL: Little Shop of Horrors
WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE…
COMEDIAN: Red Skelton
ACTOR: Gary Oldman
ACTRESS: Amy Poehler
DIRECTOR: Carl Reiner
PERFORMER: Sid Caesar
VILLAIN: Reverend Harry Powell from “Night of the Hunter” starring Robert Mitchum.
THIS OR THAT…
DOGS OR CATS? Dogs
COFFEE OR TEA? Tea
GOLD OR SILVER? Silver
EARLY BIRD OR NIGHT OWL? Night Owl
BOXERS OR BRIEFS? Boxers
PIERCINGS OR TATTOOS? N/A
TAN OR PALE? Pale
SKI OR SNOWBOARD? Snowboard
CALIFORNIA OR FLORIDA? Florida
LEATHER OR LACE? Leather
COMEDY OR MYSTERY? Comedy
MUSICAL OR PLAY? Musical
ANSWER ME THIS…
WHEN LIFE HANDS YOU LEMONS? It always tends to squirt its citric acid in my eyes.
THE GREATEST INVENTION IN HISTORY IS? Cake!
YOU’RE STRANDED ON A DESERTED ISLAND,
WHAT TWO ITEMS DO YOU BRING? Shelter, and electricity.
DESCRIBE YOUR LIFE IN ONE WORD: Laughter
LAST MOVIE YOU SAW IN THEATRES? Avengers: Age of Ultron
WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF? Drowning.
WHO WAS YOUR LAST TEXT MESSAGE FROM? Shauna Maloney
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN ACTING? 16 years
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE ROLE YOU’VE PLAYED? Igor – Young Frankenstein The Musical
WHAT’S YOUR DREAM ROLE TO BE CAST? Cunningham – Book of Mormon
WHO IS YOUR HERO? Paul and Janice Shonsey
BIGGEST INSPIRATION? Red Skelton
WHERE ARE YOU IN 10 YEARS? Family and kids.
CAN WE FOLLOW YOU? Yes
HOW DO YOU PERSONALLY PUT ON THE RITZ? I “Put On The Ritz” by “Putting On The Bits!” I love to make people laugh, and be around people that make me laugh. Laughter is the glamour that I love.
WHY SEE YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN? You should see Young Frankenstein because it is just like the movie with catchy songs that you will be humming all night long. The talent to pull it all off is right here at Town Hall. A lot of people are going to be walking away with a smile on their face.
Town Hall Arts Center Presents:
MAY 15 – JUNE 14, 2015