INTERVIEW: Sophie Naglik, at present enjoying Jennifer Parker within the London manufacturing of Again to the Future

Having appeared within the manufacturing since August, Sophie has had a bit time to settle in now and we managed to meet up with her and speak all in regards to the present. 

You’ve just lately joined the West Finish solid of Again to the Future, how have you ever discovered it to date?

I’ve liked the entire course of and the individuals. The ambiance proper from the start was very welcoming and enjoyable, which created a stunning place to nurture the position.

The movie has an enormous following and now the present does too, how have you ever discovered the fan response?

Wonderful! The love the followers have for the present is inspiring and has enabled me to seek out much more love for the present and the story.

Earlier than auditioning for the Musical, what was your expertise of Again to the Future? Had you seen the present or the movie?

I at all times knew that Again To The Future was a ‘traditional’. I watched the movies a number of years in the past and actually loved them; I really like the storyline. The musical had been on my bucket listing to look at for some time, and I went to look at it for the primary time about midway by means of my audition course of.

You’re the first substitute within the position of Jennifer Parker, following the fantastic Courtney- Mae Briggs, how have you ever discovered your personal means into the position?

Throughout the rehearsal course of, I discovered parts of the character that I might connect with personally and developed them for Jennifer. Additionally, simply by doing the present on daily basis you grow to be extra snug with the position and get to know the persona of that character extra. Watching the wonderful Courtney-Mae play the position once I watched the present was so beautiful and useful as properly, I observed new parts of the character and tailored them to work for myself/my illustration of the character.

The present is a lot enjoyable and I’m positive it’s the identical to carry out, which a part of it’s your favorite?

I’ve so many favourites it’s exhausting to select! I really like performing Gotta Begin Someplace as a result of the vitality and connection all of us have with one another on the stage is joyous. I additionally actually benefit from the Solely A Matter Of Time reprise Marty and Jennifer do in Act Two, the phrases, melody and which means are exhausting to not love performing.

You’ve come straight into the West Finish recent from the touring manufacturing of The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe who are actually additionally doing a run in London, how has it been going from a swing and principal cowl in that present to now enjoying a supporting position in a West Finish musical?

It’s been a very beautiful transition. The various kinds of roles I really feel do require fairly a distinct strategy of studying, so I’ve loved having the ability to have skilled all of them. It has been beautiful on this position to have the time to deal with one character; you get to attach with them so much higher.

Will you be making a go to to see the present on the Gillian Lynne?

I’ve already gone to look at The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, on their press evening. Seeing the present jogged my memory how lovely the story and the present itself are.

You have been additionally a part of Charlie and the Chocolate Manufacturing facility and Matilda as a toddler, what classes do you assume you learnt from these reveals that you just’ve taken by means of to your profession as an grownup?

Doing these reveals as a toddler taught me how you can be constant and resilient. Additionally they confirmed me how good theatre is, if it wasn’t for these jobs I don’t assume I might have the love for it that I’ve now and wouldn’t be the place I’m.

In case you needed to play one half within the present for one particular efficiency, which one would you select and why?

I believe I might select George McFly, I simply assume his character is hilariously good. He will get to be bizarre and endearing on the identical time and I really like that.

You’re in Again to the Future for the foreseeable however what different roles would you wish to have a shot at?

I’d love to have the ability to play Glinda in Depraved and Anna in Frozen. Additionally, as a toddler, all I wished to be was Eponine in Les Miserables, so enjoying that position could be wonderful too.

In a single sentence, inform us why individuals ought to come and see Again to the Future.

Again To The Future is a present full of affection, laughs and vitality; it should depart you feeling nothing however pleasure and pleasure.