Where do you look for inspiration? Books, subway rides, memories
What’s your favorite book / movie / line from a play / pop culture guilty pleasure / cocktail?
Book: “East of Eden”
Movie: “Tales of Hoffman”
Line from a play: “the sex scenes and nudity are just natural” “So’s diarrhea but I don’t want to watch” – “Butterflies are Free”
Pop culture guilty pleasure: TV show NCIS, McDonald’s ice cream cones
Drink: red wine
What play or production changed your life? Anna Deavere Smith’s piece on Crown Heights.
Is there anything you still dream of doing? Singing, playing the piano in a solo show (I don’t do either very well)
I feel most like myself when I ….am around theatre people
What is your best escape? A good book
What’s the one thing nobody knows about you? I have 5 children including 2 sets of twins, a boy in between, all born in 3 1/2 years, one set fraternal, one identical – no fertility drugs.
Susan Laubach recently returned to theatre after 15 years in the investment business, I’ve written, performed 5 solo shows at Cheryl King’s Stage Left, plus one evening of two handers. Studying with Austin Pendleton @ HB Studio, AEA,SAG, PH.D (U. of Virginia).