CUE & A REVISITED: What Are Your Special Skills?; 60 Actors Respond

By Playbill Staff
28 Sep 2012

John Gallagher, Jr.
John Gallagher, Jr.
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN

The editors of have combed through the past seven years of our popular Cue & A feature to select some of our favorite answers to the question, "What are your special skills?" Sixty responses from Broadway actors follow.

(Clicking on a name bolded in blue will take readers to that actor's entry in the Playbill Vault.)

John Gallagher, Jr.
One-hand clapping. The straw trick — which is hard to explain so I'll just show you sometime. I can also dilate my pupils on cue, but I'm beginning to think that may not be the healthiest party favor out there and it might behoove me to cease doing it.

Christopher Sieber
I used to be able to eat a Big Mac in 2 bites...that, and renovating stuff...

Will Swenson
Works well with gays