PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Michael McKean

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Michael McKean — who stars in the Broadway revival of The Homecoming — fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.

Michael McKean
Michael McKean


Full given name: Michael John McKean
Hometown: New York City
Zodiac sign: Libra
Audition song: "Down t'Uncle Bill's" (Carmichael-Mercer)
Special skills: Guitar
First Broadway show ever saw: Laughs and Other Events with Stanley Holloway
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? The Cocoanuts with The Marx Brothers (1925-6)
Current show you have been recommending to friends: August: Osage County
Favorite show tune: "This Nearly Was Mine" (South Pacific)
MAC or PC? Both
Most played song on your iPod: "Big Country" by Bela Fleck & The Flecktones
One CD you couldn't live without: "Village Green Preservation Society" by The Kinks
Last book you read: "The Brooklyn Follies" by Paul Auster
Must-see TV show: "Jeopardy!"
Last good movie you saw: "No Country for Old Men"
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Elvis Costello
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Cheap sci-fi
First stage kiss: Laurie Something, Life With Father, 10th grade.
Favorite pre-show meal: Hale & Hearty
How you got your Equity card: Pasadena Playhouse: Accomplice, 1989
Worst flubbed line: An unadulterated string of gibberish during "Think of the Time I Save" in Pajama Game (2006)
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? L&O: Elias Grace (2000); can't tell you... (2008)
Worst costume ever: Styrofoam jumpsuit as the Queen's Envoy in The Balcony, Cambridge, 1968
Favorite cereal: Kellogg's Raisin Bran Crunch
Who would play you in the movie? Dallas Roberts
Which of your movies would make the best musical or stage show? "Best in Show"
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