A MINUTE WITH KEN COUGHLIN… cause that’s all he had!

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Ken Coughlin-FM ken

Ken Coughlin is currently serving as director of the New York premiere of SANDMAN at the historic American Theater of Actors. He is also the landmark theatre’s de-facto technical director for shows such as DEATH OF A SALESMAN, coming in later this month. He also just finished a starring role in Laurie Waugh’s production of Steve Silver’s play, MIRRORS, … and he appeared in Silver’s film, THE WATCHTOWER.

Whew!

We grabbed him for all of a minute about his life and work.

WE HEAR A LOT ABOUT INSPIRATION – OR MUSE – THAT DRIVES AN ARTIST. WHAT INSPIRES YOU?

I am a pure ham who loves being on stage, whether it’s acting, singing, and/or playing guitar.

WHAT DO YOU WANT MOST IN YOUR CHOSEN PROFESSION? IT’S OK TO SAY “FAME” OR “WEALTH.”

Again, I’m a pure ham, I love being on stage. If I can make some money doing it, that’s a bonus.

SALLY FIELD AND PAUL NEWMAN BOTH SAID OF THEIR PROFESSION… “IT’S ALL I CAN DO.” IS THIS ALL YOU CAN DO?

Not by a long shot. I do other types of performing, I program computers, I build and fix things, etc.

ALONG THOSE LINES, IF YOU COULDN’T SO THIS, WHAT WOULD YOU DO?

All the other things I already do. Working on computers, guitars, amplifiers, carpentry, etc.

LAST WORDS?

Live the life you love, and choose a great partner who becomes the love of your life, like I did.

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