We went to a play last night and looking thru the playbill I read the actors biographies. They talked about all the places they do shows; New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, etc… and it got me thinking, what’s life like when you move every 6 months to do a show?
Plus the show was about what life is like for performers and their families. Always dealing with the struggles of looking for their next acting gig, backstage dramas, dealing with fans, directors, promoters, agents, and everything else that goes with theater.
I know many performers came from families with similar backgrounds where one or both parents performed. I’ve met a couple where one of the parents business was say being a guitar player or drummer for various bands.
So I’d like to ask, do you know of any “performer” families where one or both parents work full time in the theater?
Do you know any people who used to be full time performers but gave it up for a normal job?