PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Cindy Williams

Cue and A   PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Cindy Williams
Cindy Williams — new star of Broadway's musical The Drowsy Chaperone — fills out's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Cindy Williams
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Full given name: Cynthia Jane Williams
Hometown: Van Nuys, California
Zodiac sign: Leo
Audition monologue: When I auditioned for "Harold and Maude," during my monologue I kept hearing the director repeating the words "yes, yes, yes." I thought I got it! When I finished and turned to leave, I realized that the director had been talking on the phone the entire time…needless to say, I didn't get the part.
Special skills: Curling and Ice Hockey.
First Broadway show ever saw: Company
Favorite showtune: My favorite song is "No Time at All," because when I saw Pippin on Broadway, Irene Ryan's rendition of it was so magical.
Most played song on your iPod: David Bowie's "Under Pressure"
One CD you couldn't live without: "Meet the Beatles"
Last book you read: "The Other Boleyn Girl" by Philippa Gregory
Must-see TV show: "The King of Queens"
Last good movie you saw: "The Bourne Ultimatum"
Favorite board game: Trivial Pursuit
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Dave Chappelle
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Disco
First stage kiss: I had my first stage kiss, when I played Lizzie Curry in a production of The Rainmaker.
Favorite post-show meal: I don't like to eat before I perform, but after a show, a big bowl matzo ball soup or a piece of pie at Junior's Deli always hits the spot.
Worst flubbed line: I had a white out when I was working opposite Elliot Gould in Deathtrap, and he rescued me by saying "and you have something for me??"
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition? Nora Hodges on "Law & Order: SVU."
Worst costume ever: I've actually loved all the costumes I've worn on stage.
Cats or dogs? Cats
Favorite cereal: Frosted Flakes
Who would play you in the movie? Glenn Close
Worst job you ever had: Telemarketer
The easiest co-star you've worked with: Penny Marshall
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