In “Rapture, Blister, Burn” at NC Stage, Rebecca Morris stars as a strong, independent woman quick to stand her ground. In many respects, she’s the woman Morris wishes to be.
“So in the rehearsal process, there was a lot of drawing that out (of me),” Morris said. “Your personal power or potency, standing on my own two feet and speaking my mind, whether I think people are going to agree with me or not, is very difficult for me to do.”
Morris lives with her husband in Marshall, but she hasn’t lacked for big roles. She has starred in more than 25 plays, a dozen small, independent films and appeared on the TV shows “Sleepy Hollow” and “Drop Dead Diva.” Her voice also made it onto an episode of “House of Cards.”
Morris turned 40 this week and, like many approaching that milemarker, Morris couldn’t help looking back at the forks in the road she wouldn’t, or couldn’t, take.
“A lot of it was being afraid of going out into a big city and failing and being swallowed up by all the people pursuing that thing,” she said. “But I still had that little girl dream of being on the red carpet and having all these Oscars, but I never made the choices that are really required to seriously put you on the track for that to happen.”…
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