This production marks Vazquez's Broadway debut.
He has appeared onstage in The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (Public Theater), The Stendhal Syndrome (Primary Stages), The Floating Island Plays (Mark Taper Forum) and When It’s Cocktail Time in Cuba (Cherry Lane Theatre).
Screen work includes "The A-Team," "Che," "American Gangster," "War of the Worlds," "Bad Boys II," "Traffic," "Runaway Bride," "The Sopranos," "Sex and the City," "Fringe," "Seinfeld" and "Law & Order: SVU."
Vazquez is co-artistic director and founding member of the LAByrinth Theater Company.
|Full given name:||Yul Vazquez. Named after Yul Brynner. Actual fact.|
|Hometown:||I was born in Havana, Cuba, and raised in Miami Beach, Florida.|
|What your parents did/do for a living:||My mom was an actress. My dad was an OBGYN surgeon.|
|Something you're REALLY bad at:|| Handwriting
|If you could go back in time and catch any show, what would it be?||Anything with Montgomery Clift.|
|Current show you have been recommending to friends:||Jerusalem|
|Some favorite modern playwrights:||Stephen Adly Guirgis, Brett C. Leonard, Bob Glaudini, David Bar Katz, Jonathan Marc Sherman.|
|Stage or screen star of the past you would most love to have performed with:||Montgomery Clift|
|Most played song on your iPod:||"She Sells Sanctuary" by The Cult|
|Must-see TV shows:||"The Good Wife"|
|Some films you consider classics:||All Michael Haneke films!!!|
|Performer you would drop everything to go see:||Sam Rockwell|
|Three favorite cities:||New York, Paris, Ubud|
|Moment you knew you wanted to perform for a living:||I never actually knew anything else.|
|Favorite pre-/post- show meal:||The chicken sandwich at Joe Allen|
|Favorite liquid refreshments:||Cuban coffee|
|Worst flubbed line/missed cue/onstage mishap:||Too many!|
|Worst job you've ever had:||Cleaning water tanks when I was 14.|
|Who have you played on "Law & Order"? What editions?||I played Daniel Hardy on "SVU."|
|Favorite screen/commercial gigs:||Doing "Che" with Steven Soderbergh and "Amigo" with John Sayles.|
|Career you would want if not a performer:||Pilot|
|Something about you that surprises people:||My excellent skin!|
|What you were doing when you learned of your Tony nomination:||Sleeping deeply on Ambien|