At Generic Ensemble Company’s adaptation of a Gilbert and Sullivan classic, “The Mikado: Reclaimed,” audience members surround the stage in a tight semicircle — just a few feet from the palpable force of the actors’ bodies.
The first time Daniel Berger-Jones performed in a Shakespeare play while drunk, he initiated a yoga competition onstage and managed to pull his leg behind his head in a whiskey-fueled feat of athleticism.
A.J. Holmes stars as the bumbling Mormon missionary Elder Cunningham in the Broadway musical “Book of Mormon,” which runs at the Bass Concert Hall until Sunday. Written by the creators of South Park, the irreverent play features two young missionaries as they try to convert a war-torn village in Uganda. Before the show on Saturday, Holmes spoke with The Daily Texan about the play and his acting career.