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Mackenzie Gannon


Full given name: Mackenzie Elizabeth Gannon

Where you were born: Arlington, Texas

Zodiac sign: Taurus

First Broadway show ever saw: Sweet Charity with Christina Applegate as the lead in 2005. When did you first get involved in theatre: 1st grade

What drew you to audition for this show: The choreographer Anne Trebilcock encouraged me to audition.

How do you like working with SRO so far: It’s sooo much fun! We laugh so much!

If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be: The Producers! I love the movie with Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane. My friends are probably tired of hearing me quote it all the time.

Some favorite modern musicals: The Producers, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Billy Elliot, All Shook Up.

Favorite classics: West Side Story, On the Town, Singing in the Rain.

Favorite showtunes: Bravely Bold Sir Robin (Spamalot), Keep it Gay (The Producers), No Good Deed (Wicked). I can play Bravely Bold Sir Robin on my ukulele!

First stage kiss: Taylor Chadwick as Dean in All Shook Up.

Something you’re really bad at: Getting up in the morning!!

Most viewed website: Facebook

Last book you read: For fun- Mockingjay, the last book of The Hunger Games series. It was fantastic! For school- The Oedipus Plays of Sophocles.

Must see TV shows: 30 Rock, Monk, Big Bang Theory, Here Comes Honey Boo Boo (JUST KIDDING about that one!)

Last good movie you saw: The Help

Some films you consider classics: Any movie with Audrey Hepburn in it!

Do you have any pre-show rituals/warm-ups: Oh yes! I do arm circles, vocal sirens, lip trills, and I jump up and down to get my energy up!

Pop culture guilty pleasure: Gangnam Style! I can’t help but dance every time I listen to it! What song most played on iPod: “Come Together” by The Beatles. I wish they were all still alive and touring!

Three things can’t live without: Soymilk, New York City, and the Fall Season.

Dream roles: A Chorus Girl in The Producers, Val Clark in A Chorus Line, Olive in 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Kate Monster in Avenue Q, and many more!

If you could trade roles with someone, who’d it be: Amy (played by Annie Fabiano) because she gets to be a brat!

Shows that you want to see SRO do: Avenue Q, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, A Chorus Line, and 42nd Street, just to name a few!

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