Every day is opening night.

Jennifer Grace


This week we put Our Town star Jennifer Grace on the couch.  She has not only become a critic and fan favorite in the acclaimed production of the classic Thornton Wilder play, but she also won a Theatre World Award for her role.

On Sunday, May 9, Our Town played its 500th performance.  For more information on this record-breaking, landmark production, or to buy tickets, visit www.ourtownoffbroadway.com.


Q: What do you consider to be your best asset?
A: I never lie about my feelings.

Q: What was your proudest moment?
A: My parents watching me accept the Theatre World award.

Q: What is your favorite drink?
A: It’s boring, I know but it’s water.

Q: What is your favorite food?
A: Sushi. Roasted Brussels sprouts.

Q: What is your favorite condiment?
A: Is salt a condiment?

Q: What is your current obsession?
A: Making my own vegetable stock.

Q: If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
A: I love all my vices.

Q: What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
A: There are lots, but for now, I’d settle for getting to do Law & Order.

Q: What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
A: Food.

Q: What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?
A: I’m a slave to my iPhone.

Q: What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
A: Stress.

Q: What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
A: I’m a Midwestern hard worker.

Q: What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
A: Fear of the unknown.

Q: What in the world most thrills you?
A: Great rock and roll music.

Q: What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
A: Reality shows and the celebrities they spawn.

Q: What was the single most embarrassing moment you’ve ever experienced on the job?
A: Last week, I fell onstage and my shoe flew off. That was pretty humbling.

Q: What is your favorite place in the world?
A: Next to my husband.

Q: What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
A: A wry sense of humor.

Q: Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
A: I love all animals equally. But I have three cats.

Q: What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
A: I don’t think I want the best day of my life just yet…I’ll settle for a series of incrementally better days….being creative, working with people I respect, having integrity, finding moments to be kind and accept kindness, eating good food, having great conversations, laughing, learning, questioning, acting and reacting. That all sounds incredibly cheesy, I know.

Q: What is your personal motto?
A: Rub some dirt in it.