Ross Golan, multi-platinum singer-songwriter known for writing huge hits for performers including Maroon 5, Ariana Grande and Justin Bieber, is bringing his new stage musical, The Wrong Man, to New York City. His show is already creating buzz around town with Variety saying, “The Wrong Man is a master class in storytelling. By the end, each song’s refrain weaves around each other in a true display of songwriting prowess. Just brilliant.” Join us on the couch with the man behind one of the most anticipated new shows of the fall. The Wrong Man began previews at MCC Theater this week, with an opening night planned for October 7th.
What do you consider to be your best asset?
Besides my physique, patience.
What was your proudest moment?
I’m a process person. So, I’m proudest of this remarkable journey I’m on. My collaborators, my team and my family inspire me to make their journeys their point of pride as well.
What is your favorite drink?
A Smokey Negroni. 1 1/2 ounces of Nolet’s Gin, 1 ounce of Carpano Antica, 1 ounce Campari. Stir. Put in a smoker for 5 minutes. Vwalla!
What is your favorite food?
Birthday Cake. Gimme the corner piece.
What is your favorite condiment?
Dijon Mustard and it’s not even close.
What is your current obsession?
If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
I wish this question would be… What vice would I double/triple down on. In which case, the answer would be that I’d like more pugs. My dog is the best. He’d be a great older brother. #peterpugman
What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
P.E.G.O.T. but I got a long way. I’m currently at _ _ _ _ _
What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?
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?
Teachers and students are peers not adults and children.
What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
Plead the 5th.
What in the world most thrills you?
A song I wish I wrote.
What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
I kinda think popular culture is LIT these days, bro.
What was the single most embarrassing moment you’ve ever experienced on the job?
I’m goal oriented. So, let’s just assume I haven’t had anything embarrassing enough to warrant an answer.
What is your favorite place in the world?
Na Pali Coast.
What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
All of the traits my wife has is the answer to this question.
Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
Would love a Company of Dogs.
What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
It already is.
What is your personal motto?
Never Suppress A Generous Impulse.
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