Rachel McAdams Confesses She is ‘Completely Terrified’ to Make Her Broadway Debut

Hollywood actress Rachel McAdams is set to make her Broadway debut in the new play ‘Mary Jane’. The ‘Mean Girls’ star, 45, expressed feeling “absolutely terrified” but hopeful for more shows in the future. She shared her thoughts on ‘The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal’, mentioning being initially intimidated by the opportunity.

McAdams, known for her roles in films like ‘The Notebook’ and ‘About Time’, portrays a singer mother with an ailing son in Jackson Heights. Despite her fears, she stated, “There’s something in the universe that’s telling me this is the one. Hopefully not the last one I’ll do.” The actress found the piece to be both relatable and transformative, emphasizing the play’s emotional depth and universal themes.

Reflecting on her experience with ‘Mary Jane’, McAdams remarked, “The energy that this play follows moves in a lot of places, but it’s all relatable; it’s all grounded still, even at its most heightened moments.” She praised the writing as “heartwarming, heart-wrenching, surprising, and funny,” describing it as a testament to the human spirit. The actress expressed gratitude for the impact the play had on her, stating, “It certainly is a play that has changed me.”


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