A luminous writer, conceiver and actor, Angelica Page is one of this town’s most talented and fascinating figures. She recently starred on Broadway in the Tony-nominated The Best Man and appeared in Anna Christie (Tony Award Best Revival), Side Man (Tony Award Best Play, Helen Hayes Award Best Actress), as well as the National Broadway Tour of the Pulitzer Prize winning August: Osage County (Tony Award Best Play, Helen Hayes Nomination Best Actress). Her Off Broadway credits include Edge as Sylvia Plath (New Times Award Best Actress,
Outer Critics Circle Nomination Best Solo Performance) and Vagina Monologues (original production & Madison Square Garden). This season, Angelica is back in New York City, channeling her mother, the legendary Geraldine Page, in her one-woman show Turning Page now in performances at Dixon Place. We are thrilled to have Ms. Page On the Couch!
What do you consider to be your best asset?
What was your proudest moment?
Getting engaged to my future husband.
What is your favorite drink?
What is your favorite food?
What is your favorite condiment?
Smoked salt… does that count?
What is your current obsession?
If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
I was going to say Bad Boys but I already gave them up. Maybe I don’t have any.
What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
I have no idea!
What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?
Dealing with bullshit.
What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
I only inherited their good traits.
What in the world most thrills you?
What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
Wanton vapid celebrities.
What was the single most embarrassing moment you’ve ever experienced on the job?
I can’t remember ever being embarrassed on a job.
What is your favorite place in the world?
What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
It would be really nice if people stopped fighting.
What is your personal motto?
I borrowed it from the poet Rumi: Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.