April 2012

The Great Orlando Escapade

April 30, 2012

Wow.  We are rounding out 2 weeks in Orlando and no posts. Why the silence? What happened to the Hollicks? Let me explain.  We have been busy. Busy having fun! You see, we are sharing a nice big house in Davenport, Florida, outside of Orlando with Nick Cordileone (Timon), his ten-year-old daughter Hero, and Rashada [...]

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New Orleans’ Greatest Hits

April 20, 2012

The Hollicks’ Top Ten in New Orleans, LA What is it they say — veni, vedi, veci? We came, we saw, we conquered New Orleans. No, wait, I stand corrected: New Orleans conquered us. Mike and I have been joking that there’s a secret voodoo additive in the Creole and Cajun food here that makes [...]

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The way to a cast’s heart is through their stomach

April 14, 2012

You all know by now just how bowled over we are with the food in the restaurants here in the Big Easy. But when Creole and Cajun cuisine is made for you personally, from scratch, with love, it’s truly overwhelming. A few weekends ago, the entire Lion King cast and crew got a special surprise [...]

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Can acting save the world?

April 13, 2012

Teaching a master class at NOCCA I love what I do. I realize I am so very fortunate. Acting is my chosen career, something that I have essentially committed my life to. I never take it for granted, but sometimes I lose perspective of the fact that this is a very unique lifestyle. You get [...]

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What’s a standby to do? Hakuna Matata!

April 7, 2012

This week has been unusual for me, as I was called on to perform as Scar on Wednesday and then yesterday, on for Pumbaa. Typically, I sit pretty in the dressing room throughout the show, “on-call” for both roles. But honestly, it’s not that often I get the call. While it’s in my job description [...]

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The many adjectives of Zazu

April 5, 2012

One of our favorite people on our tour with The Lion King is Mark David Kaplan, who plays Zazu. Not only is he as sweet as can be offstage, he’s severely talented, and kills it every night onstage. You should also know that today is his birthday, so we will celebrate Mark, with adjectives! About [...]

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