Gavin Creel has got elegance, and pretty much everything else. One of those naturally gifted triple-threats that injects heart and warmth into every characters he inhabits, Gavin brings a unique irresistibility to Cornelius in this season’s cultural sensation, Hello, Dolly!. His past roles – which, to the Broadway fanatic, approach
iconic – include Claude in the 2009 revival of Hair, Elder Price in The Book of Mormon in London, and Jimmy in Thoroughly Modern Millie.
This week, we are ecstatic to have this Tony and Olivier Awardwinner
On the Couch.
What do you consider to be your best asset?
I like giving people things.
What was your proudest moment?
Marching on Washington for marriage equality.
What is your favorite drink?
Aperol spritz at the moment.
What is your favorite food?
Chips and guac.
What is your favorite condiment?
What is your current obsession?
If you could give up one of your vices, what would it be?
What is the one professional accomplishment you long for most?
Writing a musical.
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?
Not wanting to work out…ever.
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?
Inability to sit still
What in the world most thrills you?
What current trend in popular culture most irritates you?
Meanness posing as hipness.
What was the single most embarrassing moment you’ve ever experienced on the job?
I forgot an entire section of a song once in HAIR. it was mortifying.
What is your favorite place in the world?
What is the most important trait you seek in a romantic partner?
Do you prefer the company of dogs or cats?
Dogs. Now and forever.
What would have to happen to make today the best day of your life?
What is your personal motto?
Playful. Not personal.