Have fun. At the end of the day, being an actor means you get to play make-believe. (You also get to do this as an author, FYI.) I was a kid who played dress up with my friends after school for hours. Guess what that always was? FUN.
Rosie O'Donnell stated: “Everybody who knows me knows that Broadway has been one of the brightest lights in my life since the time I was a little girl. It has also been the lifeblood of New York City for generation after generation. After all Broadway has given to the world, now – in this time of tremendous need – it’s our turn to give something back. There is no better way to support this community than via The Actors Fund. And, with a line-up like this, I dare you not to tune in.”
Any time I can express my emotions through song, it is the most cathartic thing in the world. To be able to sing these new songs in my voice with content relating to the death of my sister, it has saved me from slipping too far into my own sadness.
But what I believe in is the pursuit of happiness. We hear about it in history class, that declaration of that pursuit of happiness. But that's not just some laissez-faire thing—it is a dare to live. And if you dare to live, you will find an extraordinary path.