PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Sutton Foster

Cue and A   PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Sutton Foster Sutton Foster — star of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical The Drowsy Chaperone — fills out Playbill.com's new questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Sutton Foster
Sutton Foster


Full given name: Sutton Lenore Foster
Hometown: Born in Statesboro, GA
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Audition song: "Cockeyed Optimist" from South Pacific or "Oklahoma" from Oklahoma!
Monologue you can recite from memory: uh...
First Broadway show ever saw: Miss Saigon
Current show you have been recommending to friends: Spring Awakening
Favorite showtune: currently "The I Love You Song" from Spelling Bee
MAC or PC? Just recently switched to MAC
Most played song on your iPod: "Useless Desires" by Patti Griffin
Must-see TV show: "Gilmore Girls" and "Grey's Anatomy"
Last good movie you saw: Rented "Mission Impossible 3" - so awesome ...
Favorite reality show: "The Amazing Race"
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Barbra Streisand
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Slightly obsessed with Britney Spears
First stage kiss: Ado Annie and my Will Parker in Oklahoma! junior year of high school
Pre-show rituals: Kiss my dresser Julien on the cheek, put the kick down on the door to my dressing room and Julien opens the door to the stage. We do this every night.
Worst onstage mishap: AGH! Probably in Millie when Marc Kudisch and Gavin Creel and I were doing the scene at the end of the show called "Scooby Doo." I got the giggles and the entire scene went down in flames. Marc made us start the whole thing over again while the audience just laughed at us.
Special skills: Can stick tongue to nose and can pick my nose with tongue... gross? Yes. And I can do a velociraptor impersonation.
Cats or dogs? Allergic to cats but I LOVE THEM... they just make me sneeze and give me a rash. I have an amazing dog Linus. My first dog ever. So I guess I'm a dog person.
Worst job you ever had: Singing waitress at a Macaroni Grill in Tennessee... although it wasn't such a bad job I just wasn't a great waitress, and I didn't know any Italian arias so I would sing show tunes.
Sutton Foster performing an additional special skill onstage in <i>The Drowsy Chaperone</i>
Sutton Foster performing an additional special skill onstage in The Drowsy Chaperone Photo by Joan Marcus
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