The last tech rehearsals are underway for Children of a Lesser God this evening. Earlier in the week, actress Erica Siegel talked with Celia Wren at the Richmond Times-Dispatch about her hearing loss, about acting and about her experience performing in the lead role in Children.
"I'm not going to let things stop me because I'm losing my hearing," actress Erica Siegel said as she sits in the Barksdale Theatre, where she has been spending many hours of late. "It's just not worth it. So many people tell you that you can't do something, and when you hear that enough, you do it, just to spite them!"You can read the full article at the Times-Dispatch.
Humor tinges her words, but the 31-year-old performer's resolution is real enough -- and she will need every ounce of it as she gears up for her turn in "Children of a Lesser God," running at the Barksdale Friday through March 22.