Exclusive: GH’s Nichols & Evans, Soap Opera Digest, July 16, 1996

Times have changed since Stephen Nichols and Mary Beth Evans played DAYS OF OUR LIVES supercouple Patch and Kayla. Evans is now GENERAL HOSPITAL’s scheming Katherine, and Nichols hits Port Charles this month in a role that GH has asked him not to discuss yet.  But here’s the scoop: Nichols will play a member of the evil Cassadine family who shares a shocking past with Laura.  Here are excerpts from a recent chat on the set: Digest: Have you two kept in touch? Evans: “Always.  Every few months, we would call each other and check in and go to the kids’ birthday parties.” Digest: How did you find out that Stephen was joining GH? Evans: “I was kind of in on it.  I talked to him since the day I came on the show–that he’d be a great person to bring on.” Digest: Will you get a chance to work with him? Evans: “I don’t know.  I imagine.  Nobody’s said anything.” Digest: Stephen, how do you feel about coming back to daytime, in general, and GENERAL HOSPITAL, in particular? Nichols: “Because it’s GENERAL HOSPITAL, it really makes it easy to come back and get into this groove again.  I’ve been watching the show.  The writing is wonderful; the acting is wonderful.  There’s a sense that the people who produce the show really care about the quality, and that’s the...

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