PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Boyd Gaines

Cue and A   PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Boyd Gaines
 
Boyd Gaines — currently starring in Broadway's Journey's End — fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Boyd Gaines
Boyd Gaines Photo by Aubrey Reuben


Full given name: Boyd Payne Gaines
Hometown: Atlanta, GA
Zodiac sign: Taurus
Monologue you can recite from memory: Pledge of Allegiance
First Broadway show ever saw: Equus
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? original Streetcar or Glass Menagerie
MAC or PC? Mac
Most played song on your iPod: "Forgotten Voices of the First World War"
One CD you couldn't live without: Ahmad Jamal - "Live at the Pershing"
Last book you read: "The "Regeneration Trilogy" by Pat Barker
Last good movie you saw: "Little Miss Sunshine"
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Jussi Björling (it would be something as he's been dead quite a while)
Pop culture guilty pleasure: New York Post
First stage kiss: Barefoot in the Park in high school
Favorite pre-show meal: usually soup
Pre-show rituals: I often kill a chicken in my dressing room.
Worst onstage mishap: I fell off the stage in She Loves Me.
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? Four lawyers, mostly smarmy, on the mother ship.
Special skills: I can cross my eyes one at a time.
Cats or dogs? dogs, but I like cats also
Favorite pizza topping: keep it simple - a margherita say
Who would play you in the movie? Who, indeed?
Worst job you ever had: I don't remember, but I think it involved filling out questionnaires.
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