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Amy Adams Was A "Really Bad" Waitress While Working At Dinner Theatre During Early Career:"I Couldn't Remember What Anyone Wanted"

Amy Adams used to work at a dinner theatre before she hit the big time in Hollywood. 



Amy Adams used to be a "really bad waitress."

Adams, 48,  performed in dinner theatre before hitting the big time in Hollywood but joked that she could "never remember" the orders and talked too much.

Speaking to Julie Cunningham on SiriusXM's Jess Cagle podcast, the six-time Oscar nominee said: "I loved doing dinner theatre so much. It gave me such a love for what I do and the work ethic of the people involved is just unparalleled. But one of them I waited tables and I thought I'd better hone my craft because I was just a really bad waitress. It's a hard job, I couldn't remember what anyone wanted and I did just want to talk to them a lot!"

Adams, who's back on Disney+ with Disenchanted, the sequel to Enchanted, added that even on stage in dinner theatre she spent "a lot of time " falling over on stage in the early days of her career.

"Really if I'm thinking about horrific times in dinner theatre, it would mostly [be] because I did like to try hard and I would try too hard and I fell a lot on stage," she recalled. "I fell a lot! There was a lot of time spent crawling around trying to get my feet back from under me. I one time kicked and just kicked my foot right from under me, I had to get that leg up and get that extension! But I loved it so much. That was when I could dance really well, because they dance, like crazy!" 

Disenchanted is now streaming on Disney+.— BANG SHOWBIZ

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