Here’s what he had to say about this and that.
Memphis Flyer: Why aren’t you the pitch man for Dos Equis?
George Hamilton: Ha! I have seen those commercials. But I don’t know. … I’ll tell you something interesting that happened a few nights ago, though. Ten pairs of panties were thrown onstage by ladies in their 70s and 80s. Maybe they think I’m Tom Jones? Chris Sieber plays Albin in the show, and he can’t let that go. He bends down, gets a pair, and put them on. On the back it was written, “Mary Anne, call me.” And her number.
La Cage is a love story wrapped up in a farce. Which part do you like best?
The universal story isn’t about the gay world, it’s about being who you are and being faithful to that. People respond to universal things like the loss of a son getting married or two people devoted to each other being tested.