Evil Dead the Musical Actor Profile: Stevie Love! (playing Shelly and Annie)

  1. Where you were born/where were you raised? I was born in Germantown, MD. Grew up in Bowie (hometown of Kathy Lee Gifford AND JC Chazes... Ooh la la.)
  2. Zodiac sign: Leo
  3. What are/were the careers of your parents: My Mom is an early-education school teacher and Dad is retired from the Dept. of Agriculture and now he plays tennis all day.
  4. Do you have any Siblings? One brother.
  5. Where were you trained? AMDA (NYC), though much of my education came from the late, great Bobbi Smith in Annapolis MD.
  6. Current favorite audition song or monologue to use: None. I end up hating my entire book of audition material. SO IF YOU KNOW SOMETHING THAT’D BE GREAT FOR ME, HIT ME UP!
  7. Why did you want to be a part of Evil Dead? I’ve been looking for an opportunity to work with Ed, and any chance to fling blood around, I take.
  8. Current or recent show in Chicago (other than Evil Dead) that you think is must-see: POSEIDON: An Upside-Down Musical! with Hell in a Handbag Productions, opening in March at The Edge Theater ! (I play Nonnie, the catatonic lounge-singer).
  9. Favorite horror movie? Psycho, The Shining, It Follows...
  10. Most played song in your music collection: Hamilton cast Album, and Disney Theme-Park mixes.
  11. Favorite or most memorable onstage role as a child/teenager: I played John in Peter Pan, so I got to fly which was pretty baller.
  12. Worst onstage mishap: I slipped and fell off of two different stages in my time. Once my pants slit open down the crotch when I kneeled down Center stage. And in Dan Savage’s MIRACLE! I cut my hands open on flimsy stage-lights that were a part of the set more times than not.
  13. Worst costume ever: I worked for Disney. Let’s leave it at that ...
  14. Worst job you ever had: I was once the Personal Assistant for this total narcissist who owned a chain of specialty toy stores. My job was mostly lying to people about where he was (including his wife) and why vendors weren’t getting paid. Nightmare.
  15. Craziest audition story: I plead the fifth.
  16. Role(s) you’ve been dying to play: The Witch (Into the Woods), Sally Bowles (Cabaret), Desiree in A Little Night Music (one day).
  17. What were you afraid of as a child? Hotel Showers. That elderly Six-Flags mascot-man.