"I'm looking forward to playing live music again," Anastasio says with mock fatigue, anticipating his band's summer tour that starts in Maine in July. "It's so much easier."
"In the theater, everything has to propel the journey of the character _ every lyric, every note, everything. In a concert venue, it's different," he says. "I expected it to be tough. I didn't expect it to be as tough as it has been."