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Celebrating the members of the League of Professional Theatre Women

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Pat Addiss

Pat Addiss, member of the League of Professional Theatre WomenProducer
New York, New York USA

I never look for inspiration, it just happens. Went to brunch last weekend, discussing my Bully Project and suddenly a major idea popped into my head. I think you need to expose yourself to as many diverse experiences as possible without an agenda. Most important EMBRACE LIFE.

Favorite Book 3 CUPS OF TEA (However since the word came out that he lied so much, I have lost the faith) so my oldie Goldie is TIM by Coleen McCullough
Favorite Movie Avatar
Favorite Line From A Play  I’M STILL HERE!
Favorite pop culture guilty pleasure Tetris
Favorite Cocktail Coffee Martini at Sardi’s

What play or production changed your life? Little Women

Anything You Still Dream of Doing? Making a difference…Helping more people across the world.

I Feel Most Like Myself I guess when I wake up in the morning.

What Is Your Best Escape? Traveling the world…

What Is the one thing nobody Knows About You? If I told you everyone would know. Guess my answer could be I am basically a very private person.

Pat Addiss, native New Yorker, Finch College grad. Ran promotion company for 30 yrs, gave to daughter Wendy, so she could produce Broadway plays: Little Women, Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, Bridge & Tunnel, Spring Awakening, 39 Steps, Passing Strange, Promises, Promises, A Christmas Story The Musical, etc. CTI grad, Boards: NJ REP & Premieres.

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Alexis Greene

Alexis Greene, member of the League of Professional Theatre WomenAuthor, Editor, Public Relations Director
New York, New York USA

Where do you look for inspiration?
Plays, novels, myself.

What’s your favorite book / movie / line from a play / pop culture guilty pleasure / cocktail?
Book: Little Women
Movie: Gone with the Wind
Line from a play: “Sometimes–there’s God–so quickly!”
Pop culture pleasure: country-western music
Cocktail: Johnny Walker Red on the rocks

What play or production changed your life? 1973 Broadway revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten with Jason Robards Jr. and Colleen Dewhurst. This was a miracle of naked acting. Nothing I saw before or have seen since can compare with their moment-to-moment emotional connection to the roles and each other.

Is there anything you still dream of doing? Writing another biography.

I feel most like myself when I…am at the theatre

What is your best escape? Going to my cabin in upstate New York.

What’s the one thing nobody knows about you? Are you kidding?

Alexis Greene, author and/or editor of 10 books about theatre, holds a Ph.D. in theatre from CUNY Graduate Center and is PR director for Community Environmental Center in Queens (trying to make the world a better place). Member PEN and Authors Guild. www.alexisgreene.com

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