Having appeared within the manufacturing since August, Sophie has had a bit of time to settle in now and we managed to meet up with her and speak all in regards to the present.
You’ve lately joined the West Finish solid of Again to the Future, how have you ever discovered it up to now?
I’ve liked the entire course of and the folks. The environment proper from the start was very welcoming and enjoyable, which created a stunning place to nurture the position.
The movie has an enormous following and now the present does too, how have you ever discovered the fan response?
Earlier than auditioning for the Musical, what was your expertise of Again to the Future? Had you seen the present or the movie?
I at all times knew that Again To The Future was a ‘basic’. I watched the movies just a few years in the past and actually loved them; I really like the storyline. The musical had been on my bucket listing to look at for some time, and I went to look at it for the primary time about midway via my audition course of.
You’re the first substitute within the position of Jennifer Parker, following the fantastic Courtney- Mae Briggs, how have you ever discovered your personal method into the position?
In the course of the rehearsal course of, I discovered components of the character that I might hook up with personally and developed them for Jennifer. Additionally, simply by doing the present every single day you develop into extra comfy with the position and get to know the persona of that character extra. Watching the superb Courtney-Mae play the position once I watched the present was so beautiful and useful as effectively, I observed new components of the character and tailored them to work for myself/my illustration of the character.
The present is a lot enjoyable and I’m certain it’s the similar to carry out, which a part of it’s your favorite?
I’ve so many favourites it’s exhausting to choose! I really like performing Gotta Begin Someplace as a result of the power and connection all of us have with one another on the stage is joyous. I additionally actually benefit from the Solely A Matter Of Time reprise Marty and Jennifer do in Act Two, the phrases, melody and which means are exhausting to not love performing.
You’ve come straight into the West Finish contemporary from the touring manufacturing of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe who are actually additionally doing a run in London, how has it been going from a swing and principal cowl in that present to now taking part in a supporting position in a West Finish musical?
It’s been a extremely beautiful transition. The various kinds of roles I really feel do require fairly a unique means of studying, so I’ve loved with the ability to have skilled all of them. It has been beautiful on this position to have the time to concentrate on one character; you get to attach with them quite a bit higher.
Will you be making a go to to see the present on the Gillian Lynne?
I’ve already gone to look at The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, on their press night time. Seeing the present jogged my memory how lovely the story and the present itself are.
You have been additionally a part of Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing unit and Matilda as a baby, what classes do you assume you learnt from these exhibits that you just’ve taken via to your profession as an grownup?
Doing these exhibits as a baby taught me easy methods to be constant and resilient. Additionally they confirmed me how good theatre is, if it wasn’t for these jobs I don’t assume I’d have the love for it that I’ve now and wouldn’t be the place I’m.
In case you needed to play one half within the present for one particular efficiency, which one would you select and why?
I believe I’d select George McFly, I simply assume his character is hilariously good. He will get to be bizarre and endearing on the similar time and I really like that.
You’re in Again to the Future for the foreseeable however what different roles would you prefer to have a shot at?
I’d love to have the ability to play Glinda in Depraved and Anna in Frozen. Additionally, as a baby, all I wished to be was Eponine in Les Miserables, so taking part in that position could be superb too.
In a single sentence, inform us why folks ought to come and see Again to the Future.
Again To The Future is a present full of affection, laughs and power; it should go away you feeling nothing however pleasure and pleasure.