Meet Wesley Taylor, who plays Michael “Mouse” Tolliver. Click here to read his official bio.
Check back tomorrow to meet another member of the cast of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City: A New Musical!
CHARACTER Michael Tolliver.
HOMETOWN Orlando, Florida.
FIRST THEATER EXPERIENCE I did a lot of theater when I was a child, but it’s hard to remember. My first professional experience in the theater was when I was 11 and played Kurt in The Sound of Music at this little Equity playhouse. It was an eight-week run, and when it was over, I was devastated and cried for days.
FAVORITE THEATER EXPERIENCE Playing Falstaff in Henry IV my last year at drama school.
FIRST EXPERIENCE WITH TALES I was in the dark until I was cast, but then immediately read the books, watched the miniseries, and got hooked!
HOW ARE YOU LIKE MOUSE? Unfortunately, I’m also a hopeless romantic.
FAVORITE MUSICAL Floyd Collins.
FAVORITE SONG TO SING Sheesh, I don’t know. Any song that Norbert Leo Butz has already sung.
EDUCATION B.F.A. in drama from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
PERFORMANCE RITUAL Steam, push-ups, stretch, scales.
FAVORITE ’70s WARDROBE ITEM The high socks and short shorts . . . on men.