Full name? Michael James "Monty" Montgomery
Where you were born/where you were raised? Born in Brookfield, IL. Raised in Batavia, IL. Went to college in Bloomington/Normal, IL
Your position/role within the A NEW BRAIN family? Production Stage Manager.
What does that mean/what do you do? I turn on the lights.
In 5 words, how do you describe A NEW BRAIN? New. Brainy. Musical. Layered. Touching
Fill in the blanks: ____emotion______ + ____big ideas______ = a song.
What was your must-see TV show as a kid? The Muppet Show, Doogie Howser, MD
If you could be best friends with any cartoon character in the real world, who would it be? Baby Kermit from The Muppet Babies
Who would play you in the Lifetime movie of your life? Tom Hiddleston
Special hidden talent? Four Square (the old recess game)
Something you're REALLY bad at? Dancing. It gets ugly.
Favorite Chicago neighborhood? Lincoln Square
Current local show you have been recommending to friends? A New Brain, of course!
Most played song on your iPod? Bruno Mars - "Locked out of Heaven"
Pop culture guilty pleasure? MTV's Teen Wolf
Things you can't live without? Muppets and my cat (Billy Flynn).
"I'll never understand why… I can't have a pony."
Come see Monty's work in William Finn and James Lapine's A NEW BRAIN February 21 - March 9, 2014 at Rivendell Theatre. Ticketing and performance information can be found at The Brown Paper Box Co.'s site.
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