Sunday, March 21, 2010

An Actor's Sense of Calling // "All Your Options Disappear"

The LA Times has a nice (and short) piece up on the artistic journy of actor Alfred Molina in the critically praised (and soon to be on Broadway) new play Red, which centers upon the life of the painter Mark Rothko.

Full Article Here // Excerpt Below

Soon after actor Alfred Molina started reading John Logan’s new play, “Red,” he was hooked. “By Page 21, I knew I had to do it,” Molina recalls. “I often tell people that when you read a play, the moment when you know you have to do it is not a punching the air moment. It’s actually a sinking feeling because all your options disappear. Everything narrows down to this one thing you know you have to do.”

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