Full Name: Justin Harner
Where you were born/where you were raised? Effingham, IL
Your role within the [title of show] family: Larry
How would you describe your character? An under-appreciated wallflower.
If 5 words, how do you describe [title of show]? A jolting dose of comedy.
Favorite obscure musical referenced in [title of show]: Change in the Heir. Blink and you'll miss it! Just like the show.
Favorite musical: Company
Favorite show tune: "Betrayed" - The Producers
First musical you remember seeing: Oklahoma. Errrrrrrrr, Grease. Or South Pacific. Now THOSE were some great high school staples.
Go-to audition number: "Mr. Cellophane" - Chicago
Your personal idols: William Shatner, Burt Bacharach, and David Bowie. I've got the 60s covered.
Who would play you in the Broadway musical of your life? Jason Butler Harner. He's already got 50% of me in his name. And like me, you can't tell if he can sing or not.
Who would write the score? Ben Folds and Nick Hornby.
Something you're REALLY bad at: Filling out questionnaires in a timely manner.
Current local show you have been recommending to friends: All Our Tragic, by the Hypocrites at the Den Theatre.
Most played song on your iPod: "Kiss on My List" - Hall & Oates, as covered by the bird and the bee.
Three things you can't live without: Monkeys and Playbills and Playbills and Monkeys
"I'll never understand why…" it took me an hour to answer all the questions. And the answers aren't even that substantive!
Brown Paper Blog
Making theatre. Writing about it. Maybe some hilarious Youtube cat videos in between.