Meet the Cast: Sara Schoch
MAR 13 – APR 11
Tickets from $25
Wed & Thurs: 7:30PM
Sat: 4PM & 8PM
Approximately 2 hour and 30 minutes with one intermission.
We’re pleased to introduce you to the actors in our New England Premiere production of BIG FISH. The play tells the story of Edward Bloom, a traveling salesman known for his tall tales and charismatic personality. When his adult son Will discovers he is about to become a father, he sets out to discover the truth behind his father’s larger-than-life adventures.
Sara Schoch plays Jenny Hill, a mysterious woman from Edward’s past who is key to Will’s search for the truth. Read our interview to find out more.
Where are you from?
I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio but live in NYC with my husband Tony.
Have you worked with SpeakEasy prior?
No, ma’am. First time.
Could you tell us a bit about the role you are playing?
Jenny Hill was Edward’s first girlfriend and I can’t say much more than that without ruining the play. She is a wonderfully deep character with a wealth of emotions that I am eager to explore.
What are you looking forward to in this process?
I am most excited about this creative team. I’ve wanted to work with Paul for almost three years after a previous production didn’t work with my schedule. So I am very grateful to have this opportunity to work with him now.
Can you share a favorite memory of a parent?
I have the two best parents in the world. Every memory I have with them is special. But when I think of this show, I think of my father’s father and the relationship he had with my mother and father. He passed 5 years ago in March and every time I hear the song “What’s Next”, I think of how devoted my mother and father were to him throughout his illness and passing. I personally have never been the same inside since he left us. I loved him very deeply. I have a beautiful loving family. And this show only makes me think of the legacy they have left, and will continue to create for my siblings and their children.