Spring Musical Q&As 2023: The Wizard of Oz — Josie Butler
Name: Josie Butler
Role: Glinda the Good Witch
What’s your relationship with your role?
“Glinda and I both [have] pretty bubbly personalities, and we both love sparkly dresses”
What made you audition?
“I auditioned because I enjoyed the musical the past two years, but also the community and the opportunity to sing and act with my friends in front of an audience”
Do you like being a part of the musical?
“I love being a part of theater in general. I would recommend it to anyone debating on trying it because it’s so fun to watch it all come together after working so hard.”
What’s your favorite part about your role?
“My favorite part is flying in my bubble honestly; I was terrified, at first, but now I love it!”
What should we expect from the musical?
“You should expect a beautiful hour and a half of laughing, crying, and contentment of sorts. It is a traditional story told with modern influences.”
What are you most nervous about?
“I’m not really nervous about anything, but if I had to say something, it would be blanking on stage.”
Who is your celebrity icon?
“I have a few celeb icons, one would be Adele, another would be Sara Bareilles, and also Taylor Swift.”