Topher Grace on the move from film to theater
"I love it all," Grace tells AP. "I love playing good guys. I love playing bad guys. I love theater. I love film. I love watching TV. I want a passport to everywhere. I don't want to be exclusive to one thing. That is a huge problem for my agents because I think I would make more money if I focused on one specific type of character or genre... but especially while I'm young and single I really want to explore everything."
Grace says, "There is nothing louder than 300 people not laughing," when talking about working in front of a live audience. He stars alongside Olivia Thirlby in the show, which is about a man named Porter who is recently divorced and has lost his job. Cue nervous breakdown here. He falls in love with Thirlby, who plays a blind business woman.
Grace says, "Everything that I always thought was a cliche that every actor said about the theater - how connective it is and how it gets you back to your roots or how it's like using an acting muscle - everything they say is true. I'll do a lot of films where I haven't met the other people that are in the film until the premiere. Here you're a really tight company and it doesn't hurt that it's spring time in New York, you know."