PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: John Lloyd Young

News   PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: John Lloyd Young Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young — star of Broadway's Tony-winning Jersey Boys — fills out Playbill.com's new questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
John Lloyd Young
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Full given name: John Lloyd Mills Young
Hometown: Plattsburgh, NY
Zodiac sign: Cancer
Audition song: "Rags to Riches," a pop tune by Adler and Ross
First Broadway show ever saw: Annie 1981
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? The Brando/Tandy A Streetcar Named Desire
Current show you have been recommending to friends: Spring Awakening
Favorite showtune: "So Far" from R&H's Allegro
MAC or PC? PC
Most played song on your iPod: most played album: Rufus Wainwright's "Want One"
Last book you read: "Pacino in Conversation with Lawrence Grobel"
Must-see TV show: CNN all day, everyday
Last good movie you saw: "Dreamgirls"
Favorite reality show: "Project Runway" tied with "Top Chef"
Pop culture guilty pleasure: "Diff'rent Strokes" reruns
Favorite pre-show meal: chicken parm panini
Pre-show rituals: steam inhaler, stretching, 40-min. vocal warmup, pulling tongue with a paper towel, beating myself with rubber massage mallets (how very Catholic)
Worst flubbed line: Oddly possessed by Elmer Fudd in "My Eyes Adored You": "Still I weminisce about the girl I miss and the wuv I left behind."
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? Task Force Computer tech in a 9/11-themed episode, "The Ring," opposite Jerry Orbach and Jesse Martin.
Cats or dogs? I live with two cats, but would love a dog.
Who would play you in the movie? Freddie Rodriguez
Worst job you ever had: Word processing in an investment bank. I felt like I was in a morgue. Lots of New York actors who are familiar faces now were there at the same time. Thank God we escaped.
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