||MJ - "Did
you get an opportunity to see Dennis in Jesus Christ Superstar?"
JY - "I went & saw it. Dennis has always had inclinations towards musical
theater. Even 10 years before Kilroy when he was a teacher. He taught music education,
he'd put on these plays with the kids in the junior high school and where they'd do all of
these things. And there was always this sense of comedy, which maybe people don't realize
about Dennis but there was this sense of comedy. There's always been this sense of
theatrics about his performance, needless to say. So for me this was a natural thing for
him do to and I thought he didn't over play it, he did it in an understated way. I mean
Pontius Pilate...you don't have do to much to establish the character, we all know that he
was gonna put that guy on a cross. And so, I thought he did great...he sang his ass off.
And he wasn't on-stage long enough to make a fool of himself."
MJ - "I assume you're not insinuating that he *would* have made a fool of
JY - <laughs> "No, the fact of the matter is, that the first time that anyone
is out there doing something like that....I think it's good that he wasn't the lead. It's
like get your feet wet....you know, get your theatrical legs happening...and if he does
something like this again, he'd be ready and maybe he could get one of the lead