PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: LaChanze

Cue and A   PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: LaChanze
 
LaChanze — Tony Award-winning Broadway actress and recent star of The Wiz — fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
LaChanze
LaChanze


Full given name: Rhonda LaChanze Sapp
Hometown: Bridgeport, CT
Audition song: "Heatwave" by Martha and the Vandellas (up tempo); "Inseparable" by Natalie Cole (slow)
Special skills: Tap dancing
First Broadway show ever saw: Chicago
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? Jesus Christ Superstar
Most played song on your iPod: "Everybody Loves the Sunshine" by Incognito
Web obsession: Facebook
Last book you read: "A Perfectly Good Family" by Lionel Shriver
Must-see TV show: "True Blood" on HBO
Last good movie you saw: "Slumdog Millionaire"
Favorite board game: Scrabble
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Watching Beyoncé do anything!
First stage kiss: In Once on this Island with Jerry Dixon
Favorite post-show meal: Steak & potatoes
How you got your Equity card: In the production of Uptown Is Hot! just out of college
Worst onstage mishap: I caught the Holy Spirit while doing a gospel number on stage, and my wig flew into the audience.
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? A school teacher and a prisoner on "SVU"
Worst costume ever: My costume as Marta in Company
Pet's name: A cat named William
Favorite junk food: Chocolate covered almonds
Who would play you in the movie? Kimberly Elise
Worst job you ever had: Selling cemetery plots as a summer job
TV or commercial gig you most enjoyed: "The Cosby Show"
Leading lady role you've been dying to play: Evita
What other single-named stars would you like to work with? Prince
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