PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: John Cudia

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John Cudia — who heads the cast of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera — fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
John Cudia
John Cudia


Full given name: John Richard Dominic Cudia
Hometown: Toms River, NJ
Audition song: "Fanny," "Pity the Child"
Special skills: I play the drums and I am a student pilot.
First Broadway show ever saw: Annie and A Chorus Line
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? Carousel with John Raitt
Current show you have been recommending to friends: Jersey Boys...cuz those are my people!
Favorite show tune: "This Nearly Was Mine," "Bring Him Home"
Most played song on your iPod: John Mayer- "Gravity" (live)
Web obsession: Facebook/Yahoo Finance
Must-see TV show: "Judge Judy"
Last good movie you saw: "Star Trek"
Favorite board game: Trivial Pursuit
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Luciano Pavarotti
Pop culture guilty pleasure: iPhone Apps
First stage kiss: Jamie Pointer, Father Knows Best '84
Favorite post-show meal: Banana with almond butter
How you got your Equity card: Playing Lt. Cable in South Pacific at Casa Manana in Ft. Worth, TX
Worst onstage mishap: I accidentally pulled off my own wig while playing Jean Valjean at the Marriott Theatre in Chicago. "Jean Val Bald!!!"
Worst costume ever: Dance belt/banana leaves/shell necklace for Boars tooth ceremony—Paper Mill South Pacific '93
Pet's name: Titus the Blab (Boxer/Lab)
Favorite junk food: Trying to avoid it
Who would play you in the movie? The part of me will be played Nathan Fillion. However, look for me in the upcoming "A Quantum Leap: The Scott Bakula Story." (Not really.)
Worst job you ever had: Waiter at Perkins: 2 days and I ran away.
Leading lady/man role you've been dying to play: Emile de Becque
Could you, if necessary, go on as Christine in Phantom? After working on Phantom in various companies off and on for ten years, I could probably play any role in the show!
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