PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Peter Sarsgaard

Cue and A   PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Peter Sarsgaard Peter Sarsgaard — who co-stars in the Broadway revival of The Seagull — fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Peter Sarsgaard
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Full given name: John Peter Sarsgaard
Hometown: St. Louis
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Special skills: Fly tying
First Broadway show ever saw: The Wiz
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? Richard Burton's Equus
Favorite show tune: Anything [from] Mary Poppins
MAC or PC? Mac
Most played song on your iPod: Roy Orbison "Only the Lonely"
One CD you couldn't live without: "Giant Steps" [John Coltrane]
Last book you read: "Gardening at the Dragon's Gate: At Work in the Wild and Cultivated World" by Wendy Johnson
Last good movie you saw: "The Dark Knight"
Favorite board game: Chess
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Philippe Petite
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Being Green.....
First stage kiss: Cynthia Nixon in Kingdom of Earth
Favorite pre-show meal: Pickles (anytime)
Worst onstage mishap: I got in a laughing fit during Kingdom of Earth.
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? Josh Strand, "Law & Order" '95
Worst costume ever: Naked in "Kinsey"
Cats or dogs? 2 cats, George and Mono
Favorite cereal: Barbara's Bakery: Original Puffins
Who would play you in the movie? John Cameron Mitchell
Worst job you ever had: Moving furniture in a skyscraper
TV or commercial gig you most enjoyed: "Cracker"
Leading man role you've been dying to play: Thor Heyerdahl in "Kon-Tiki"