Full Name: Neala Monroe Barron
Where you were raised? Oak Park, IL
Your role within the [title of show] family: Susan
How would you describe your character? Smart as hell, witty, acidic, self-assured, VP of fun and ambassador of goofiness, a mudderfuggin vampire killer.
If 5 words, how do you describe [title of show]? Be the Rice Krispie Treat.
Favorite obscure musical referenced in [title of show]: Romance/Romance! "How Did I End Up Here" is often something I reach for in my book for auditions.
Favorite musical: Grey Gardens
Favorite show tune: I mean, this question is unfair. Probably "Find Your Grail" from Spamalot. I don't know, I'm boring.
First musical you remember seeing: The Music Man
Go-to audition number: Depends...but my old one-two step is "Change" from A New Brain.
Who would play you in the Broadway musical of your life? Alysha Umphress or Katie Thompson.
Who would write the score? Michael John LaChuisa.
Something you're REALLY bad at: Taking the trash out in a timely manner.
Current local show you have been recommending to friends: A Marvin Hamlisch Songbook at Theo Ubique or City of Angels at the Marriott!
Most played song on your iPod: "Respect" by Aretha Franklin
Three things you can't live without: Singing, friends, brow products.
Catch Neala kill vampires in [title of show] 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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