PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Shuler Hensley

Cue and A   PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Shuler Hensley Shuler Hensley — currently starring in Broadway's Young Frankenstein — fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Shuler Hensley
Shuler Hensley


Full given name: Shuler Paul Hensley
Hometown: Marietta, GA
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Audition song: Anything Rodgers & Hammerstein
Special skills: All sports, piano, "raindrop" sound effect
First Broadway show ever saw: Big River
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? Opening night of Oklahoma!
Current show you have been recommending to friends: Curtains - love that Mr. Kander!!
Favorite show tune: "Skin of Our Teeth" - from All About Us
MAC or PC? MAC
Most played song on your iPod: Norah Jones - "Sunrise"
Last book you read: "Frog in the Kitchen Sink" (last night to my three-year old, Grayson)
Must-see TV show: "24" & "SpongeBob"
Last good movie you saw: "Once"
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Tony Bennett & Aerosmith
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Page Six
First stage kiss: Playing The Prince in Sleeping Beauty in kindergarten. Right on the lips. She opened her eyes and started to cry!!
Favorite pre-show meal: Bagels and lox on Sunday before a matinee!
How you got your Equity card: North Shore Music Theatre doing On The Town
Worst onstage mishap: Having food poisoning while singing Don Giovanni. I could not leave the stage for 25 minutes!!! A true night in Hell!!
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? "Criminal Intent"- schizophrenic homeless man, "SVU"- a grief-stricken truck driver
Worst costume ever: My Don Giovanni costume after the food poisoning!!
Favorite cereal: Golden Grains
Who would play you in the movie? A heavier Vince Vaughn
Favorite Mel Brooks movie (other than "Young Frankenstein"): "Blazing Saddles" and "Twelve Chairs" - what a range this man has!!! He has a real future in this business!!
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