PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Margarita Levieva

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Margarita Levieva — who co-stars in Off-Broadway's The Retributionists — fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Margarita Levieva
Margarita Levieva


Full given name: Margarita Levieva
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Russia
Zodiac sign: Aquarius
Audition monologue: Have never had to do a monologue for an audition, but have Elena from Uncle Vanya prepared (just in case).
First Broadway show ever saw: Les Misérables
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? Joan Allen and John Malkovich in Burn This, Janet McTeer in A Doll's House, Jennifer Ehle in The Real Thing, Natasha Richardson in Anna Christie
Favorite show tune: "Castle on a Cloud" [Les Misérables]
Web obsession: YouTube
Last book you read: "The Avengers"
Must-see TV show: "Nurse Jackie"
Last good movie you saw: "Truly Madly Deeply" by Anthony Minghella, "Nights of Cabiria" by Federico Fellini
Favorite board game: Monopoly
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Janet McTeer, Daniel Day-Lewis
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Jay-Z
First stage kiss: Aaron Lazar, Impressionism
Favorite pre-show meal: Anything from Green Symphony (West 43rd Street)
How you got your Equity card: Doing Impressionism qualified me for one. I am now a proud member.
Worst flubbed line/missed cue/onstage mishap: Hasn't been anything terrible yet. Hope this stays blank.
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? I played Stephanie Davis on "Trial by Jury."
Worst costume ever: I had to dance in a Tweety Bird costume once.
Favorite junk food: French Fries, potato chips. Anything with lots of carbohydrates.
Worst job you ever had: Handing out flyers for Ace Hardware.
TV or commercial gig you most enjoyed: One of my first commercials was for a Samsung cellphone. It was made as a mini-movie. We had to shoot for four days all over New York City.
Leading lady role you've been dying to play Cleopatra
Which of your fellow actors has been the most fun to work with? Female - Joan Allen because she was a real inspiration and a role model, everything an actress should aspire to be on and off the stage.
Male - Adam Rothenberg. He's been a great support, a wonderful friend, and an incredible partner to share the stage with.
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