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Cue and A PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Matthew Modine
Matthew Modine — starring on Broadway in the revival of The Miracle Worker — fills out's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.
Matthew Modine
Matthew Modine

Full given name: Matthew Avery Modine
Hometown: New York City
Zodiac sign: Doesn't matter
Audition song: "Trouble," The Music Man
Special skills: Enjoying life.
First Broadway show ever saw: Sweeney Todd
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? Lawrence Olivier's Othello
Current show you have been recommending to friends: Our Town at the Barrow Street Theatre
Favorite showtune: "A Wanderin' Star" from Paint Your Wagon (Lee Marvin's version!)
MAC or PC? What's a PC? Mac.
Most played song on your iPod: "Working Class Hero," John Lennon
Last book you read: "The Terrible Love of War"
Last good movie you saw: "Ajami"
Favorite card game: Seven Card Stud
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Ringo
First stage kiss: Allison Janney, in Michael Cristofer's Breaking Up
Favorite post-show meal: Pasta
How you got your Equity card: Finishing the Picture at Chicago's Goodman Theatre
Who have you played on "Law & Order"? Which edition?
Pet's name: Decaf, my dog.
Favorite junk food: Pay Day
Who would play you in the movie? Jon Stewart
Worst job you ever had: Digging ditches
Leading lady/man role you've been dying to play: Abraham Lincoln
Which of your movies would make for the best stage show? "Birdy," er - they tried that... "Orphans," oops, that was a play... "Streamers," oops, that was a play too... "Full Metal Jacket!"
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