Think you know about Andy Kelso, the Broadway vet who's been in such hits as Wicked and Mamma Mia? Think again! Kelso is now a part of the fabulous ensemble of Kinky Boots at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, and he's got some interesting tidbits up his sleeve. See what he had to say when we got him On the Couc!
What do you consider to be your best asset?
It's tough to narrow it down to JUST one thing…but if you made me chose, I'd have to say modesty.
What was your proudest moment?
Living in my parents basement while playing my hometown of Denver (and the Buell Theater) for 6 weeks while on tour.
What is your favorite drink?
A good cup or coffee or a nice scotch…depending on the (time of) day.
What is your favorite food?
What is your favorite condiment?
Mustard. But not the fancy kind.
What is your current obsession?
NPRs 'All Songs Considered' Podcasts.
If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
The amount of time I spend using Apple products.
What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
This survey is it. I've made it.
What is the one thing you waste too much money on?
What is the one activity you waste too much time doing?
What do you consider to be the single greatest threat to your health?
What is the single best trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
What is the single worst trait you inherited or learned from your parents?
The fact that I look terrible in super skinny jeans.
What in the world most thrills you?
Great new music.
What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
Super skinny jeans (no matter how many times I try them on, they just DON'T look good on me).
What was the single most embarrassing moment you've ever experienced on the job?
Forgetting the lyrics in the middle of 'As Long as You're Mine' in the little known show & soundtrack, Wicked, and covering by singing gibberish.
What is your favorite place in the world?
Times Square. It's just so Zen.
What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
Sense of humor (yawn).
Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
Didn't Cats close?
What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
What is your personal motto?
Everything in its right place.