"The spectacle of our show is the unspectacle of it," says Foster. "I think that's really unexpected and beautiful, especially in this day and age. I think it's a gift. It's a gift as an actor to just be able to stand onstage and sing and act and relate and not have to worry about something flying in or whatever."
"She wears a coat of spikes to face the world, and she's got a nasty tongue, and she truly believes she's ugly inside and out," says Foster. "It's fun to play a character with such grit and snark and bite and hunger and rage and fury and passion."