Shane Cortese tells a musical love story
‘‘My biggest challenge and a role I would kill to do again is PT Barnum in Barnum. ’’ Shane Cortese
and purposes his wife, but he has lost his way and like most men, just doesn’t ask for help. Chris Williams (the creator and writer) has penned a great story. I’ve always been the type of actor who reads things over and over again in order to ‘‘get inside’’ the character’s mind. Depression is a really hard one to pinpoint on people, as they often show two different faces; one in private and the public ‘‘everything’s alright’’ face. Dave is very much like that. I found that when surrounded by his workmates he is very very different from when he’s alone., and the audience gets to see that. absolutely loved playing Billy Flynn in Michael Hurst’s version of Chicago for Auckland Theatre Company. My biggest challenge and a role I would kill to do again is PT Barnum in Barnum.