A Quick Chat With Suzie Mathers

Suzie is currently playing Sophie in Mamma Mia.

Suzie MathersSuzie is currently playing Sophie in Mamma Mia.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Kylie Minogue

Who is the most important person in the world to you?
Everyone in my life is important to me but if I had to narrow it down it would be my family

What animal best represents you and why?
Malaysian Sun Bear. Not sure why but that’s what Jen Vuletic said.

If you were a contestant on Deal or No Deal, how much would you need to be on offer before you walked away?
It’s not really my cup of tea but I’m pretty much an all or nothing kinda gal.

What’s the worst date you’ve ever had?
We saw Australia the 3 hour epic at the movies – the person was great, the seats in the cinema not so much!

Windows or MAC?

Which Spice Girl was your favourite?

Who is the actor you would be most like to work alongside?
Rachel Griffiths

What five songs would be the first you put a mix tape?
‘Beautiful Day’ – Indie Arie, ‘Blessing’ – Scott Alan, ‘The Juggernaut’ from The Wild Party, ‘The Beauty Is’ – Light in the Piazza, ‘Grateful’ – John Buchinno

What is the best thing about theatre in Australia?
For me it’s the sense of family in the Industry

What is the worst thing about theatre in Australia?
There isn’t enough of it in my home town so I have to work away from my family

Favourite food?
“You’ll love Coles” brand Le Snack

What would you do if you found a wallet on the ground?
Hand it in – after having a wee look

What’s the worst job you’ve ever had?
Working in a lunch bar at age 12 washing floors

What’s the first website you visit when you come online?

Name one moment when you looked around, breathed happily and felt content
At least once every day

Red or white?
Both…I love my wine

Where is the most interesting place you have travelled?
New Orleans

Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
Bert Newton

Where do you see yourself in five years?
Hopefully still in Australia but there is also the temptation to be back home in the UK treading the boards.

Erin James

Erin James is AussieTheatre.com's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

Erin James

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