Fire Island’s Nick Adams on Broadway, performing in drag, and Jonathan Bailey
Nick Adams for Attitude Magazine (Image: Taylor Miller)
From the moment he went to see a musical revue in his hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania, aged nine, Nick Adams’ heart was set on becoming an actor.
After cutting his teeth on Broadway in shows such as Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, La Cage Aux Folles, and Falsettos, he’s turning to TV and film, and earlier this year appeared in the gay rom-com Fire Island as the delightfully wicked Cooper. Here he talks about his early days in the world of theatre, his ever-evolving relationship with the gym, and Jonathan Bailey.
What did you make of the first show you saw?
I remember it like it was yesterday. The excitement and the presence that I felt, just hanging on every word