is a self-proclaimed “theater geek” living the dream. Not long ago, he went to see one of London’s hottest musicals, “Everybody’s Talking About Jamie
.” Loosely based on the documentary “Jamie: Drag Queen at 16,” the show (with music by Dan Gillespie Sells
and book and lyrics by Tom MacRae
) tells the story of a teenage boy who aspires to be a drag queen and the prejudice he faces on his journey. Now, Harwood is starring in the film adaptation, set for a Sept. 17 release on Amazon Prime Video.
Where did you first develop your talent for acting and singing?
I’ve always loved performing and did loads of amateur dramatic shows growing up. When I was 18, I met two teachers who did my A-level drama program, and they encouraged me to pursue acting. So I thought I’d study musical theater at drama school. Now, that’s easier