Q&A: Randy Graff
Okay, perhaps there’s a little bit of confusion here, but stick with us through the rest of the week, listen to the Les Miz episode, and we’ll explain EVERYTHING. We promise. In the meantime, enjoy this Q&A with Nikka’s cousin, Tony Award Winner Randy Graff!
Name: Randy Lynn Graff
Where are you from? Brooklyn, NY.
Broadway credits: Fiddler on the Roof (2004 revival), A Class Act, City Of Angels, Les Miserables (original company), High Society, Falsettos, Laughter On The 23rd Floor, Moon Over Buffalo, Grease, Sarava.
How did you hear you’d booked your first Broadway show? Phone call from the casting director. Didn’t have an agent at the time. Tt was Grease. The original. Yes, I’m that old!
What is your favorite event in the Broadway community? The gypsy robe ceremony..always makes me cry.
What’s something about Broadway that fascinates you? 7:30 PM every night, the same thing is happening in every single theater. “Ladies and gentlemen, this is your half hour call.”
What, other than theatre, has inspired you recently? A close friend of mine is a cancer survivor and she inspires me everyday.
If I could have coffee with any living person, it would be… Hillary Clinton and not talk about politics.
If I could trade places with anybody for a day, I would choose… Ellen Degeneres
To be successful in this business, it takes… Define successful- A working actor? Being on Broadway? Aside from TALENT….I would say a quiet and strong sense of self. It’s tough out there.
Tell us a secret. I’m shy.