Andrea Marcovicci, also known as the “Queen of Cabaret,” is a cabaret institution holding the record for her 25 years and 16 week run at the Algonquin Hotel’s Oak Room. She has appeared in countless movies and T.V. shows, as well as on Broadway. Andrea is currently debuting her act “SMILE” on the east coast after its critically acclaimed run in San Francisco, Chicago, and LA. Her debut engagement at the legendary Café Carlyle begins October 2nd and runs until October 27th. Find out what Andrea enjoys reading as we get her On The Couch!
Q: What do you consider to be your best asset?
Q: What was your proudest moment?
Personally, the day that my daughter was born; Professionally, Carnegie Hall 1993 my solo concert.
Q: What is your favorite drink?
Q: What is your favorite food?
Q: What is your favorite condiment?
Q: What is your current obsession?
The women in George Gershwin’s life.
Q: If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
Diet Coke… I quit two weeks ago!
Q: What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
To be back on Broadway in a straight play.
Q: What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
Q: What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?
Q: What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
Q: What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
Q: What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
Q: What in the world most thrills you?
Traveling to a city that I’ve never seen before.
Q: What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
Q: What was the single most embarrassing moment you've ever experienced on the job?
A “wardrobe malfunction” when on I was stage. My strap broke and had to be pinned while my musical director and I improvised
Q: What is your favorite place in the world?
Q: What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
A sense of humor and romantic gestures, such as flowers, for no reason.
Q: Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
Dogs. I have a Cairn named MacDuff.
Q: What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
If everyone that I loved, were peaceful and content at the same time.
Q: What is your personal motto?
To thine own self be true.