YES, That’s ME On Stage at the 2013 PEOPLE’S CHOICE Awards!
JANUARY 10, 2013 -- LOS ANGELES, CA
This week’s certainly been busy, in part, because I was lucky enough to score a gig as an onstage audience member (thanks, Gotham Casting!) for the 39th Annual People’s Choice Awards, Wednesday night at the Nokia Theater.
As events played out, I ended up inviting a good friend, Shannon Wagner (who appeared in a couple of my early films in high school) as my guest, so she could join me in the onstage audience.
On Monday, we had a rehearsal from 6-8pm, and then returned to the Nokia on Wednesday at 10:30am to prep for the 6pm broadcast (so it could air live in prime time on the East Coast and, later, at 9pm PT on the West Coast).
When I first saw the stage at the Monday rehearsal, I was totally blown away. It was an impressive sight and helped to build the feeling of excitement and anticipation. The onstage audience consisted of four boxes of theater seats. Lucky for us, Shannon and I managed to score front row seats in our box. Looking out into the crowd, it was awesome to see the seat markers for people like Robert Downey Jr., Ellen Degeneres, Jennifer Lawrence, and, of course, the lovely Emma Watson ...