Get To Know the Minister: Nick Shoda

brown Lần cập nhật cuối: 19/02/2014

Full name? Nicholas Robert Shoda

Where you were born/where you were raised? Urbana, IL

Your position/role within the A NEW BRAIN family? I play The Minister

How would you describe your character? Caring and empathic, in spite of his chaotic surroundings. 

In 5 words, how do you describe A NEW BRAIN? Sweet, Smart, Moving, Complex and Beautiful

How would you describe Bill’s writing? Quirky and heartfelt

Fill in the blanks: ___Passion___ + ___melody___ = a song.

What was your must-see TV show as a kid? Full House!!

If you could be best friends with any cartoon character in the real world, who would it be? Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Dug from Up, and Daria

Who would play you in the Lifetime movie of your life? Anyone who sweats too much for their own good. Sweating is a HUGE part of my life story. 

Special hidden talent? Oscar Trivia

Something you’re REALLY bad at? Playing video games. 

Favorite Chicago neighborhood? Andersonville

Current local show you have been recommending to friends? It’s closed now, but I enjoyed Kokandy’s Sweet Smell of Success

Most played song on your iPod? “Love On Top” by Beyonce. I listen to it at least once a day. 

Pop culture guilty pleasure? Braxton Family Values

Three things you can’t live without? Friends, family, and my iPhone

“I’ll never understand why… I am relentlessly hard on myself.”


Come see Nick 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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