penny stevens on matilda
Jayme: So, Penny, what is it like coming back to do Matilda?
Penny: It's really great. I know all the people and we're just picking up where we left off, and we already know everything and we're really excited to be back basically.
Jayme: Has it been different this time around than the first time?
Penny: Well, a little bit because there's some new cast members, but they're doing really well of getting into the show.
Jayme: What is your favorite part about playing Matilda?
Penny: I think singing “Quiet.” That's my favorite song.
Jayme: And what is that song about?
Penny: It's when Matilda gets her powers and she's angry with everybody around her.
Jayme: When did you start getting interested in acting?
Penny: Well, it's when I was on the stage this one time and I figured out I like to perform. Whatever it is, dancing or something, I just like being on the stage.
Jayme: And how old were you when you discovered you liked being on stage?
Penny: About five.
Jayme: Do you aspire to do more acting?
Penny: I definitely do. I hope to see myself doing something on Broadway someday.
Jayme: Ooh. Do you have a favorite show?
Penny: Well, hmm. kind of want to do Beetlejuice: The Musical because I like that one. I want to be Lydia.
Jayme: What other things have you done at BHCT?
Penny: I've done the Fezziwig's Feast Dinner Theatre Show and A Midsummer Night's Dream with Cherry Street Players. I played Quince.
Jayme: Cool. And why should people come see Matilda?
Penny: People should come see Matilda because it's really funny and it's a really fun experience, and there's a lot of talented people in it and we're working really hard.
Jayme: Thanks Penny!
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