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Opening Night of ‘Desire Under the Elms’

St. James Theatre and Redeye Grill. April 27, 2009. By Jada Yuan

What’s your worst habit? “Picking my nose. When I get busted it's incredibly embarrassing.” You just picked your nose “What? I told you.” —Pablo Schreiber

Julia Stiles

After this play, you will have done a nude scene with both Pablo and Liev Schreiber. Whom do you prefer? “I’ve been very fortunate to get to know both Schreiber brothers very well.” —Carla Gugino

Kevin Spacey

Stephanie March

How do you come down from the intensity of performing this play? “When you’re old, it’s easy to walk offstage and just have everything dissipate.” —Brian Dennehy


Kate Gersten

Did you have to wear fake sideburns as Spock in the new Star Trek movie? “That was all me. And I shaved my eyebrows.” —Zachary Quinto

Tamara Tunie

Marian Seldes

Since you’re British, how do American opening nights compare to those in Great Britain? “We don’t go for standing ovations. Standing ovations mean diddly-squat.” —Brian Cox

Jennifer Westfeldt

Robert Falls

What political figure would you never want to play? “Larry Craig. When I go to an airport men’s room, I like to get out as quickly as possible, much less have sex there.” —Robert Klein

Hope Davis

Mamie Gummer

Are you worried about swine flu? “I’m closer to a pig than anyone I know, so I figure it’s not worth worrying about.” —Adam Duritz

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