Ian Gonzalez-Muentener is a local actor in Chicago turned ASM extraordinaire. His most recent credit was assistant directing DISTRACTED with The Cuckoo’s Theater Project. He has also appeared in THE COMEDY OF ERRORS (Ageaon/Courtesan)(Stone Soup Shakespeare), THE HEIDI CHRONICLES (Scoop)(The Cuckoo’s Theater Project), and many others but he has a word count to adhere to. Enjoy the show.
Get to know Ian!
TCTP: Jonathan Larson also wrote RENT. What’s your go to RENT song to belt when you’re alone?
IGM: I really like Tom Collins’ I’ll Cover You Reprise.
TCTP: The main conflict of the show is dealing with not accomplishing what you thought you would. Have you ever struggled with that?
IGM: I was going to make a sick joke about the 27 club, but just know the answer is yes.
TCTP: What’s your favorite lyric in the show?
IGM: Why do we seek out ecstasy in all the wrong places? Why is it so hard to see that heaven can have simpler faces?
TCTP: Susan doesn’t love being a dance teacher and John doesn’t love working at a diner, while Michael eventually gave up the arts for corporate America. What’s your relationship with your survival job?
IGM: They don’t pay enough and they don’t give me many hours. If you know somewhere hiring servers/bartenders holler at me.
TCTP: John is ashamed of his Twinkie obsession. What’s your favorite guilty pleasure?
IGM: Probably my gratuitous video game playing.
Come see Ian's work in TICK, TICK...BOOM!, running November 17 - December 16 at Prop Thtr.
Get Tickets Here: https://dime.io/events/tick-tick-boom