CUE & A REVISITED: What Was Your First Stage Kiss?; 70 Actors Respond
08 Feb 2013
The editors of Playbill.com have combed through the past seven years of our popular Cue & A feature to select some of our favorite answers to the question, "What was your first stage kiss?" Seventy responses from Broadway actors follow.
(Clicking on a name bolded in blue will take readers to that actor's entry in the Playbill Vault.)
Norm Lewis Veanne Cox in a reading of The Wild Party
Natalie Cortez I was 14, playing Kim MacAfee in Bye Bye Birdie. Community theatre. It was really embarrassing.
Holed up in a seedy motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, two former lovers unpack the deep secrets and dark desires of their tangled relationship, passionately tearing each other apart. Led by director Daniel Aukin (Back Back Back at MTC, 4,000 Miles), Tony winner Nina Arianda (Venus in Fur at MTC, Born Yesterday) and Sam Rockwell (A Behanding in Spokane, The Way Way Back) bring an explosive intensity to Sam Shepard’s (Buried Child, True West) landmark myth of the new Wild West.