What would you do differently to what you do now?
Nothing, I’m following my dream right now.
Who inspires you and why?
Sammy Davies Junior, Josephine Baker, Lena Horne. Black entertainers who went through unimaginable racism just for the right to perform thus paving the way for future black artistes.
What would you do to make a difference in the world?
Make child abuse a thing of the past…
Favourite holiday destination and why?
Jamaica, land of my fathers. After dealing with the often cutthroat world of show business, I escape there to replenish my spirit.
When friends come to town, what attraction would you take then to, and why?
Brixton, for great Jamaican food and culture, The National Theatre on the embankment, a great British institution.
What are you currently reading?
The autobiography of the innovative, incredible Grace Jones.
What are you currently listening to?
David Bowie’s Star Man, Major Tom and Life on Mars – all life changing songs for me… beyond sad about his passing.
Being at peace with ones self in all situations, still aspiring to that…
What does the future hold for you?
Hopefully long life,health and more great roles like Ms Oda Mae Brown!
Wendy Mae Brown is currently appearing in the Australian production of Ghost The Musical at the Adelaide Festival Centre until 31 January 2016, before playing Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. For more information, visit: www.ghostthemusical.com.au for details.
Image: Wendy Mae Brown (supplied)