Meet Broadway Wiz Bright Star, Valerie from Tuscaloosa, AL.
Her favorite performer is Aaron Tveit and she loves meeting other fans at BroadwayCon.
On average, how many Broadway shows do you see a year?
2-3 if I make it to NYC
How many local shows or community theater shows do you see a year?
A dozen or more
Favorite Broadway show:
Next to Normal
All-time favorite performer:
Songs you like to belt in the shower:
Not a shower singer, but usually have whatever I’m listing to playing in my head
Favorite piece of theater memorabilia you own:
Signed Finding Neverland Playbill from Matthew Morrison’s last show
Most memorable performance you’ve ever seen:
OBC Hamilton–my husband won the lottery!
Best interaction you have had with another theater fan:
BroadwayCon two years running
Why do you love theater?
It’s an escape from reality while also reframing reality in ways you may not have considered before.
Eponine (Les Mis), Brenda (Catch Me If You Can)
Best stagedoor or backstage experience?
Met Will Roland (Dear Evan Hansen) at a random Times Square bar. It was so incredible because he made a point to recognize the DEH band members he was there with.
Favorite spots in NYC:
Any Broadway theatre
If you could sing a duet or perform a scene with any Broadway star, who would it be?
Did you ever fangirl when you met an actor/performer?:
No, but I’ve had the pleasure of interacting with Ben Cameron a few times and he is an absolute delight.
Favorite thing about Broadway Wiz?
Fun social media to follow
What would your super power be?
Invisible girl 🙂
Besides theater, what are some of your other passions or hobbies?
Watching college football, reading
Where can we stalk you online?