’s Cue & A: Aaron Tveit

Date: 2009 April 14
By: Ernio Hernandez

Aaron Tveit — who co-stars in the new Broadway musical Next to Normal — fills out’s questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.

Full given name:
Aaron Kyle Tveit

Middletown, NY

Zodiac sign:

Audition song:
Not telling!!

Special skills:
I can clap with one hand.

First Broadway show ever saw:

If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be?
The original production of Sunday in the Park with George

Favorite show tune:
“How Glory Goes” from Floyd Collins

MAC or PC?
MAC since 2004, and I’ll never go back.

Most played song on your iPod:
Wow, just checked, it’s “Anna Molly” (acoustic) by Incubus.

One CD you couldn’t live without:
Right now, “Only by the Night” by Kings of Leon

Last book you read:
Forever by Pete Hamill

Must-see TV show:
“Friday Night Lights.” The best show on television.

Last good movie you saw:

Favorite board/card game:
All incarnations of Poker. And I love Scrabble, even though I almost never win.

Performer you would drop everything to go see:
I wish I could have seen Bobby Darin at the Copa in 1960.

Pop culture guilty pleasure:
I am a huge Taylor Swift fan. Go ahead, yuck it up!

First stage kiss:
My ninth grade production of Little Shop of Horrors

Favorite post-show meal:
I have a sick craving for burgers after running 500 stairs in the show.

How you got your Equity card:
When I got cast in the Hairspray tour in 2005!

Cats or dogs?
Dogs all the way. Cats and I have an understanding, but we choose not to interact often.

Favorite cereal:
Frosted Flakes

Who would play you in the movie?
Alice Ripley

TV or commercial gig you most enjoyed:
I am currently working on a film called Howl, and it has been an amazing experience in every way imaginable!

Leading man role you’ve been dying to play:
Edmund in Long Day’s Journey Into Night