PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Daphne Rubin-Vega

Cue and A   PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Daphne Rubin-Vega
Daphne Rubin-Vega — Broadway star of Rent, Les Misérables and Off-Broadway's upcoming Jack Goes Boating — fills out's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Daphne Rubin-Vega
Daphne Rubin-Vega

Full given name: Daphne Ilona Rubin-Vega
Hometown: NYC, Greenwich Village; born in Panama City, Panama
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
Audition song: "Roxanne" by the Police
First Broadway show ever saw: I seriously do not remember
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? Original Show Boat, Hair
Favorite showtune: Depends on my mood. Right now it's "Can't Help Lovin' That Man"
Most played song on your iPod: "Redemption Songs"
One CD you couldn't live without: Peter Gabriel's "So"
Last book you read: "The Kite Runner"
Must-see TV show: "Twilight Zone" reruns!!!
Favorite reality show: "Deal or no Deal"
First stage kiss: Tony Hoylen in the first workshop of Rent
Favorite post-show meal: Steak, mashed potatoes and garlic spinach at the Palm.
Pre-show rituals: vocalizing while lighting candles and stretching
Worst flubbed line: "I think that I lost my stash" became "I think that I lost my snatch"
Special skills: rollerskating, Spanish, making fresh mozzarella
Cats or dogs? No. Had a boa before the baby. Gave him to a petting zoo in Riverhead, L.I.
Favorite pizza topping: mushrooms
Worst job you ever had: dishwasher in P-town age 15, still better than unemployment
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