PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Andrea Martin

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Andrea Martin — the Tony Award-nominated star of the Broadway musical Young Frankenstein — fills out's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Andrea Martin
Andrea Martin

Full given name: Andrea Louise Martin
Hometown: Portland, Maine
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (sun), Sagittarius (rising), Scorpio (moon)
First Broadway show ever saw: Skyscraper, with Julie Harris
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? Sweet Charity with Gwen Verdon
Current show you have been recommending to friends: November and Spring Awakening
Favorite show tune: "Memory," from Cats
Most played song on your iPod: Anything from album, "Konvicted," by Akon...I play it when I'm working out.
One CD you couldn't live without: Barbara Hendricks singing Mozart Sacred Arias
Last book you read: "The Portrait of a Lady," by Henry James
Must-see TV show: Anything on CNN, I'm a news junkie
Last good movie you saw: "Once"
Favorite board game: Monopoly
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Julie Walters
Pop culture guilty pleasure: "American Idol"
First stage kiss: As Liat in South Pacific, at the Kennebunkport Playhouse...I was father still hasn't gotten over it. He's 90 now.
Favorite post-show meal: Two pieces of my homemade bread topped with almond butter and raw honey.
How you got your Equity card: The touring company of You're a Good Man Charlie Brown in 1970.
Worst flubbed line/missed cue/onstage mishap: On a Tony telecast when I was singing "The Farmer and the Cowman" with the cast of Oklahoma!...came in too early with the music...devastating!
Cats or dogs? Don't have either now..but love them both.
Favorite cereal: Oatmeal
Who would play you in the movie? Sarah Bernhardt
Worst job you ever had: Dressed as a chicken and handing out flyers in Times Square...luckily that lasted for a week. Then I was cast as a chicken on "Captain Kangaroo." The first job I had in NY.
TV or commercial gig you most enjoyed: "SCTV"
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