(On Shirley Jones) I can`t ignore her. After all she is the mother of my brothers.
For me to go back and to play for audiences some of whom have been following me for thirty years and some who have found me in the last five or six years, that`s really an interesting thing. I have an audience that goes from kids to seventy year olds.
It`s not about the fame and the money because if you do good work all that stuff comes.
I`ve been able to go on and have a successful career on Broadway and certainly the last five years in Las Vegas have been amazing.
In California, of all places, entertainment is the key to a vibrant economy. If we do not develop young adults capable of entering that world, the financial base of this state is sure to suffer and impact all of us.
I have an audience that goes from kids to seventy year olds.
It`s been the work that has carried me and I never wanted to rest on my laurels or go back and do what I done before.
I don`t play nostalgia acts. I don`t play nostalgia shows.
My life has flourished in so many ways both personally and professionally that I can`t ask for a better life.