“Glory Days,” Soap Opera Magazine, April 1, 1997

                  GLORY DAYS Written by Lisa Bacus Spend a few minutes with GH’s Mary Beth Evans and you’ll see why people around her can’t help but love life  It was a typical Quartermaine slugfest.  Snide accusations were being tossed about the stage more profusely than rose petals on Princess Di’s wedding day, but the only thing Mary Beth Evans, who plays GH’s then-reigning bitch-queen Katherine Bell, remembers about the argument was her inability to participate in it. It was her first big confrontation scene with Alan Quartermaine, played by GH veteran Stuart Damon.  Evans was supposed to tell him off royally.  Or so she planned. “It was the first time I had to tell Alan to ‘Shut up,’ but the words just wouldn’t come out of my mouth,” she says with a laugh.  “I just wasn’t raised like that.  I’m not raising my own children to be like that.  It isn’t in me to tell another human being to shut up.” Evans admits that, once she put aside her delicate sensibilities, she actually enjoyed rolling in the mud with the rest of the Qs.  “It became quite freeing for me,” she confesses.  “In a lot of ways Katherine has shown me I can stand up for myself.”  And Katherine has shown the rest of the world that this effervescent blonde actress...

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