Part two in a series of interviews with the cast of An Enemy of the People at Red Tape Theatre.
Name: Nicholas Combs
Role: Greg Hovstad, editor of The Sun.
Where are you from?
Plymouth, MA about twenty min. from Plymouth Rock/The Mayflower. Right now I live in Rodgers Park
What is the first stage play you remember seeing?
Donny Osmond in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Second Row, Boston. 5th Grade.
When/why did you start acting?
Fifth Grade after playing Oberon in Midsummer.
Tell us about your character in Enemy of the People.
Greg is the editor for the local newspaper. College educated, loves to be indepedent and to raise issues that others might avoid. He struggles with his past life, didn't really find himself until college and now he finds himself living in the town we he grew up, a constant reminder of who he used to be before college.
What's next for you?
Not sure as far as acting. lots of auditioning. This will be my first Chicago summer so i'm looking forward to enjoying that. A trip home to Plymouth is a must.
An Enemy of the People runs May 4-30, 2009.
Tickets are available through our website!