She spent the last year starring as Elphaba in the first national tour of Wicked. Original Broadway credits include Scandalous and Ghost the Musical. Luff was also part of the Broadway and national tour companies of Mamma Mia!
Alison Nicole Luff
Where you were born/where you were raised:
Born and raised in Houston, TX. Well technically Spring, TX. It's right outside of Houston proper.
Sagittarius, although I am on the cusp, of Capricorn.
Three brothers. They are the best. Cameron, Kenton and John.
I like playing guitar and ukulele, and I love to cook!
Something you're REALLY bad at:
Sports. I'm really bad at sports. Also walking... I trip an unreasonable amount.
First Broadway show you ever saw:
The Odd Couple
Some favorite musicals:
Rent, Last Five Years, Parade, Into the Woods
Broadway or screen stars of the past you would most have loved to perform with:
Lucille Ball and Robin Williams
Your personal vocal idols, living or dead:
I don't really like the word idol, but I am a huge fan of the Mueller sisters. I am constantly inspired by any performer that leaves it all out there and shares everything they have with their audience.
MAC or PC?
MAC, although I hate electronics.
Most played song on your iPod:
At the moment probably "The House is a Hotel" by Wind and The Wave or any of their songs really. I have also been playing "Medicine" by Jamestown Revival on repeat.
Last book you read:
Sadly I am not a big reader but I am currently re-reading "To Kill a Mockingbird."
Must-see TV show(s):
"Game of Thrones" all day.
Some films you consider classics:
"Breakfast at Tiffany’s," "Forrest Gump" and "E.T."
Performer you would drop everything to go see:
Pop culture guilty pleasure:
T-Swift, although I do not feel guilty about it. Ha!
Favorite Halloween costume you ever wore:
One year I was partly cloudy with a chance of rain...
Three favorite cities:
NY, Aspen (if we call that a city) and Boston
First CD/Tape/LP you owned:
Favorite pre-/post- show meal:
Tuna tar guac from Bea
Favorite liquid refreshment:
Water or Lavender Monk from Bea
Pre-show rituals or warm-ups:
Trying my best to annoy Matt Harrington
What drew you to this project?
The song "Quiet"
What has been the most fun or fulfilling aspect of this show/character?
I love working with the children. That is hands down, my favorite part about my job.
Any upcoming or side projects you can talk about?
Some exciting music opportunities coming up. I am doing a lot of song writing on the side with my good friend/roommate/writing partner Josh Franklin!
Leading man role you wish you could play:
Sweeney, Sweeney Todd
Something about you that surprises people:
I get really bad stage fright sometimes.
Something you are incredibly proud of:
My best friend
Something you're embarrassed to admit:
I have the loudest, growl-liest stomach in the world.
Three things you can't live without:
Family, chocolate, and good friends
Words of advice for aspiring performers:
Listen. Watch. Learn. Stop performing and start sharing.