THEATERMANIA: Your Broadway debut was in the ensemble of South Pacific two years ago, and now you have a major featured role in Sister Act. How did you get the part?
MARLA MINDELLE: By auditioning! Sister Act was my favorite movie as a child. I saw it in theaters four times and it was the first cassette tape I bought.… Read the rest
Academy Award-winning actress and Broadway veteran Estelle Parsons is back on Broadway in David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. She most recently starred on Broadway inAugust: Osage County, and then went on to tour with the production. Parsons has received multiple Tony nominations for her work inThe Seven Descents of Myrtle,And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little,Miss Margarida’s Way, and Mornings at Seven.
BroadwayWorld reporter Nick Orlando spoke with Parsons about the play and her career.
Congratulations on the success of the show.
Thank you! It is really nice to be in a hit.
You are 83 years old. How do you still have the energy to perform eight shows per week?… Read the rest