PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Steven Weber

By Ernio Hernandez
21 Apr 2009

Steven Weber
Steven Weber

Steven Weber who co-stars in The Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway's revival of The Philanthropist fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.


Full given name: Steven Robert Weber
Hometown: Queens, N.Y.
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Special skills: Can perform all the soliloquies in Hamlet without consonants
First Broadway show ever saw: Hair
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? A Streetcar Named Desire (Brando)
Current show you have been recommending to friends: August: Osage County (to see Estelle Parsons)
Favorite show tune: "I Am Aldolpho" (The Drowsy Chaperone)
MAC or PC? Abacus
Most played song on your iPod: "Fireball XL-5"
Last book you read: "Twelve Steps to Better Skin"
Must-see TV show: C-Span
Last good movie you saw: "Rosemary's Baby"
Favorite board game: Candy Land
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Burl Ives
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Fluffernutters
First stage kiss: Peep World 7:30 show, 1986
Favorite pre-show meal: 16 oz. Porter House steak, garlic mashed potatoes, entire head of cauliflower, chocolate milkshake, and coffee. Post-show: 15" long feather
How you got your Equity card: Joining the Mirror Repertory Company with Geraldine Page
Worst onstage mishap: Having a ten-minute laughing fit opposite Kevin Spacey and Mary Stuart Masterson at The Old Vic
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? "SVU," a cop turned lawyer
Worst costume ever: King Antiochus at the Briarwood Jewish Center Purim costume parade
Cats or dogs? They both taste good with lo mein
Favorite cereal: Chocolate-covered feathers "Flutties"
Who would play you in the movie? Shirley Booth
TV or commercial gig you most enjoyed: All of 'em
Leading man role you've been dying to play The corpse in Gianni Schicchi