THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Cabaret Star Andrea Marcovicci Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences

By Andrew Gans
26 Sep 2012

Glenda Jackson in The Persecution and Assassination of Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton Under the Direction of the Marquis de Sade a.k.a. Marat Sade.


"Her portrayal of madness was vivid and haunting. I considered myself, at 17, a budding actress, and I wondered how could she shake off such a performance when the curtain came down. I thought of her when I tried to reestablish my own equilibrium after playing the mad Ophelia to Sam Waterston's Hamlet at the Delacorte. I was so green that I struggled with my method acting style. I didn't figure out how to make those adjustments until a few years later along in my career."