STAGE VIEWS: The Toxic Avenger's Mara Davi
By Andrew Gans
Playbill.com's new series features brief chats with Broadway actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they are looking forward to and more. Here, via e-mail, we speak with singing actress Mara Davi, who is currently starring in The Toxic Avenger, the sci-fi rock musical, at the Alley Theatre in Houston, TX.
What show recently impressed you?
What production are you most excited to see?
What play/musical would you most like to revive on Broadway, and which role would you want to play?
What are your current/upcoming projects?
On Broadway Mara Davi has been seen in Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Judy Haynes), The Drowsy Chaperone (Janet Van de Graaff) and A Chorus Line (Maggie Winslow, original revival cast) as well as in the City Center Encores! productions of No, No, Nanette (Nanette) and Of Thee I Sing (Miss Emily Benson). Among her regional credits are Animal Crackers (Arabella Rittenhouse/Mrs. Whitehead), Goodman Theatre; Thoroughly Modern Millie (Millie Dillmount), Sacramento Music Circus; Irving Berlin’s White Christmas at the Ordway, St. Paul; Gabrielle Gerard in Dancing in the Dark (the Old Globe Theatre, San Diego).
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