Thursday, July 24, 2008


By Ernio Hernandez
22 Jul 2008

Drew Lachey — currently appearing in Monty Python's Spamalot on Broadway — fills out's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.

Full given name: Andrew John Lachey
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Zodiac sign: Leo
Special skills: ??? If you find that I have any, let me know.
First Broadway show ever saw: Don't laugh......Cats.
If you could go back in time and catch any Broadway show, what would it be? Original Damn Yankees (I am a huge sports fan)
Current show you have been recommending to friends: Jersey Boys
Favorite show tune: "Luck Be a Lady" (Sinatra's version)
One CD you couldn't live without: Prince – "The Hits"
Last book you read: "Happy Baby, Healthy Baby." My daughter now sleeps 13 hours.
Must-see TV show: "Sports Center"
Last good movie you saw: "Iron Man"
Favorite board game: Monopoly
Performer you would drop everything to go see: Sade (saw her concert outside during a thunderstorm and it was perfection).
Pop culture guilty pleasure: Dip n Stix. Nothing better then raw sugar.
Favorite post-show meal: Slice of cheese, slice of pepperoni and a beer after a show
How you got your Equity card: Doing Rent in 2004
Worst onstage mishap: Went to jump on a table while doing Rent and missed it. I busted open my shin, broke my glasses and I almost fell into the audience.
Worst costume ever: Right now as Mayor of Finland.
Cats or dogs? DOGS! I hate cats.
Favorite cereal: Capt. Crunch
Who would play you in the movie? Have to be someone short. Maybe Mini Me.
Worst job you ever had: Midnight shift at Jerry's deli in L.A.
TV or commercial gig you most enjoyed: Hosting "Dancing with the Stars." Loved working with Tom Bergeron.
Leading man role you've been dying to play: Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys (in a lower key!!)