I Hope I Get It: Stories From the Audition Room With Brandon Uranowitz
Never try to pop a cold sore before you have to audition.
Apparently, Brandon Uranowitz is prone to coming down with cold sores when he gets stressed out. And when you're fresh from school and about to audition for a certain esteemed director whose name rhymes with "Shmo Gantello," that is bound to cause some stress. But as Uranowitz points out, the only thing worse than bombing an audition for a huge director who may or may not be Joe Mantello is when you mistake a cold score for a pimple.