Rachael Wooding talks about the big new show in London. Big. Huge. PRETTY WOMAN: THE MUSICAL
Hello and thank you for taking time out to talk to us today at West End Wilma.
What have been some of your highlights in your career so far?
Oooh! Most recently Standing at the Sky’s Edge which is transferring to the National + Evita, dream role!
What is your current show about and what attracted you to the part you are playing?
It’s Pretty Woman, a story about finding love in the craziest places and showing that anything is possible. It’s loud, fun, full of heart! Love her!
What West End show would you like to see make a comeback and why?
Jesus Chris Superstar, I will never get bored of seeing this show, especially the Regents Park version!
If I asked your friends to describe you in three words, what would they be?
Loud, Loyal and Bonkers!
What has been the funniest or most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you on stage?
In Fame 2003 singing Love Scene, I forgot not only the words but the tune!!!
What are your thoughts on theatre etiquette? What things annoy you when you are performing or when you are in the audience?
I’m all for people enjoying the show, after all that’s what were here for, but I draw the line at crisps!
We are living in a time where films are often being turned into stage plays and musicals. If you had to choose one, what film would you like to see adapted to the stage?
STAYING ALIVE!!!! Camp and Ace!
If you could be the opposite sex for the day, what theatre role would you love to have a go at playing?
If you won the lottery and could stage one theatre show of your choice, what would you choose and who would be your dream cast?
A new piece of British Musical Theatre, we need it!
Why do you think people should come and see your show?
If you loved the movie and want to feel good, come and watch! As a fan of the film, it doesn’t disappoint.