Lyric Arts had a chance to talk with Alec Fisher who is performing in Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. Read on to hear what he has to say about her experience thus far. LA: Tell us a little bit about why this particular show interested you?
AF: Because I was familiar with the book and thought it would be fun to do on stage.
LA: For those that are unfamiliar with Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse can you tell us about the show?
AF: It’s based off of Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, Chester’s Way and Julius Baby of the World. These are books all by Kevin Henkes about mice that act just like people.
LA: Tell us about the character that you play. How will audience members identify with this character?
AF: I play Wilson and he loves to party.
LA: What is the most challenging part of being in a production like Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse?
AF: Probably remembering my lines and blocking.
LA: What is something that you have learned about being in this production?
AF: Audiences love triangles.
LA: What is your favorite thing about being on stage?
AF: The thrill of being in front of people and cast parties.
LA: What is your favorite play or musical? Why?
AF: A Christmas Story at the Children’s Theatre Company, because I got to be Randy Parker.
LA: What is your dream role to play on stage?
AF: I already played it, Randy Parker.
LA: What is the first production you were ever involved with? What did you do in the production?
AF: IT was actually at Prairie Fire theatre, which is a camp where you rehearse for a week and then put on a show.
LA: Tell us a little about yourself?
AF: I am a theatre junkie. That started four years ago who enjoys playing soccer and playing with friends