"Well, first of all I saw Meryl Streep live in the park! And, she taught me a great lesson about playing a comic leading lady. You should do something funny on your first entrance. Some piece of business that tells the audience you're funny. I cant remember exactly what it was, but she squashed a bug with her shoe, or ate a piece of a plant and spit it out. It was great.
Here's Kate! I'm here, I'm funny and I'm not taking any sh-t!"