I Hope I Get It: Stories From the Audition Room With Ashley Brown
This youthful Mother Abbess remembers an audition that took a magical turn.
Having starred on Broadway as both Beauty and the Beast's Belle and Mary Poppins herself, Ashley Brown is a seasoned practitioner of Disney magic. But she's less accustomed to being on the receiving end of those magical moments. Nonetheless, when Brown, who is currently starring as a youthful Mother Abbess in the new national tour of The Sound of Music, found herself playing the assistant in a rather invasive illusion, she took the situation in stride…and even learned a new skill.