21 Apr 2009
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
Can perform all the soliloquies in Hamlet without consonants
First Broadway show ever saw:
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?
Most played song on your iPod:
Last book you read:
"Twelve Steps to Better Skin"
Must-see TV show:
Last good movie you saw:
Favorite board game:
Performer you would drop everything to go see:
Pop culture guilty pleasure:
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