Full Name: Chad Michael Innis
Where you were born/where you were raised? Charlotte, NC
Your role within the [title of show] family: Male Swing
How would you describe your character? I would describe the Male Swing as the show's biggest superfan who knows every line and lyric for every character and would simply die if he got the opportunity to perform with his idols.
In 5 words, how do you describe [title of show]? Silly, silly, silly, silly, five.
Favorite obscure musical referenced in [title of show]? Working
Favorite musical? I can't do it! It's too much pressure! I don't knooooowwww!!!
Favorite show tune? This is SUPER obscure, but "Libertas Imperio" from Eric Whitacre's Paradise Lost: Shadows and Wings is such a badass song!
First musical you remember seeing? Godspell
Go-to audition number? "Body Beautiful Beale" from Grey Gardens
Your personal idols? I have so many different idols that each posses unique traits and values that I admire. So, that's my cop out answer.
Who would play you in the Broadway musical of your life? Danny Pudi
Who would write the score? Obviously I would. No one else has ANY idea the craziness in my head.
Something you're REALLY bad at? Sneezing with my mouth closed. I'm a messy, messy mouth sneezer.
Current local show you have been recommending to friends? *Shameless Plug* Cupid Has A Heart On at Stage 773 every Saturday Night!
Most played song on your iPod? "Live and Die" by The Avett Brothers. Second-most played: "I'm a Dinosaur" by Myself.
Three things you can't live without? Food, Water, Oxygen. But "material" possessions would be Netflix, at least one of my musical instruments, humor.
"I'll never understand why…" people put fake middle names on Facebook. Your middle name is not "ThePrincess," "Goindowntheroadfeelinbad," or "SlotA."
The Chicago storefront premiere of [title of show] by Jeff Bowen and Hunter Bell runs July 17 – August 16, 2015 at Rivendell Theatre [5779 N Ridge Ave. Chicago, IL 60660]. Thu–Sat @ 7:30 P.M. & Sun @ 2 P.M. No performance Thursday, July 23. Additional performance on Monday, July 20 at 7:30 P.M. $25 General Admission and $15 Industry with headshot/resume or other proof of industry status.
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