"I was really impressed because she came into the room and she auditioned for the role. A lot of people think they're beyond doing that and they're too big for that. She wasn't," he said. "We need to celebrate our theater people. Not toss them aside and bring in a movie star."
"You're always going to get audience members who are wanting to get what they first saw," Doyle said of "Exorcist"-film fans who give the stage version a shot. "My job is to tell the story as if it's never been told before."