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Barra Grant

Barra Grant

Barra Grant is the daughter of Bess Myerson, the first and only Jewish Miss America. She writes and stars in Miss America’s Ugly Daughter: Bess Myerson & Me, a darkly hilarious mother-daughter story that opened last night at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater. Get to the theater as soon as you can to catch this one (in performances through March 1), but for now, join us On The Couch!

What do you consider to be your best asset?
My vocabulary.

What was your proudest moment?
When my daughter was born.

What is your favorite drink?

What is your favorite food?

What is your favorite condiment?

What is your current obsession?
My one-woman show.

If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
Interrupting people.

What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
Playing Blanche.

What is the one thing you waste too much money on?

What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?
Being neurotic.

What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
Catching pneumonia.

What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
Having to get “A”.

What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
Having to get “A”.

What in the world most thrills you?

What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?

What was the single most embarrassing moment you’ve ever experienced on the

Forgetting my lines.

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?
Lots of love.

What is your personal motto?
If not now, when?