He says that while he might explore more TV or film, his heart will always be with the theater. Borle loves the discipline and the ritual of stagework, the camaraderie and having the immediacy of the audience response every night. He stays grounded by calling home.
"The greatest gift and excitement of all of this sudden ubiquity — "Smash" and this show and everything — is being able, at the end of the day, to call my mother and say, 'So this is what happened today,'" says Borle. "She's so over the moon and so ecstatic. So it's fun to be able to share every little tidbit."
Might he even be worried about overexposure? He smiles at the thought: "That just seems like a really high-class problem," he says. "It's a nice question to be asked as an actor. My goal was to just work."
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