An interview with David Elliott, playing Mr. McIlhenny in Do I Hear a Waltz?

David Elliott 4Q: You previously performed with us in The Baker’s Wife in Concert. Welcome back to TMTC! What inspired you to join us again?

I had a wonderful time working with Dominic and everyone at TMTC. When I saw the audition notice and the chance to work with Dominic again, I was very excited!

Q: What about the production are you most looking forward to?

Working with David Girolmo and working on the song “What Do We Do, We Fly!”

Q: What is your process of developing a character? How do you begin?

I always begin with the text. What do the characters say about each other? How do they act?

Q: Where do you hail from?

I am originally from Des Plaines, IL, and now live in Morton Grove, IL.

Q: What is your favorite classic film?

It’s a Wonderful Life.