On the Couch with Marney McQueen

Marney McQueen Arts Review On the CouchWho is Marney McQueen?
A publican’s wife, Mum to two young boys, actress, singer, voiceover artist, daughter, sister, friend, producer, marriage celebrant, coffee, chocolate and chips addict.

What would you do differently to what you do now?
Stop using, consuming, purchasing plastic.

Who inspires you and why?
People who read novels and people who bake. How on earth do they manage to slot that in to their day? Also my parents who still laugh at each other’s jokes.

What would you do to make a difference in the world?
Stop people from littering and polluting our waterways and oceans.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
Actually, the best holidays I’ve had have been staycations in Melbourne and Sydney. I also love trips to Tassie.

When friends come to town, what attraction would you take them to, and why?
The Royal Hotel in Wyong of course! My hubby and I purchased it 6 months ago. He’s in there every day and I have been producing a monthly Saturday Night Spectacular cabaret variety night starring my showbiz colleagues – all our shows have totally sold out, it’s been incredible.

What are you currently reading?
Don’t even. I literally pick up a book and fall asleep at the moment, I am so sleep deprived!

What are you currently listening to?
The Killers.

Happiness is?
Finding the balance. I have not regretted moving 1.5 hours away from Sydney to Wyong. It has opened up a new world for me, mostly due to having more time for the things that matter.

What does the future hold for you?
Apart from turning 40 in the Greek Islands next year? Raising my boys, performing in more theatre and television, running the hotel, delighting in being able to marry any loving couple who wishes to get married.

Marney can be seen as Nina in the Melbourne season of Dream Lover – The Bobby Darin Musical in the State Theatre at Arts Centre Melbourne from 27 December 2017. For more information, visit: www.dreamlover.com.au or www.artscentremelbourne.com.au for details.

Image: Marney McQueen (supplied)