Theater stars know what’s hot in entertainment, fashion and pop culture, so Broadway.com decided it was high time to tap in to the after-hours obsessions of our favorite stage actors. Two-time Tony nominee Condola Rashad currently stars in The Trip to Bountiful as Thelma, a soft-spoken traveler who befriends Carrie Watts (Cicely Tyson) a bus trip. When Rashad isn't singing hymns onstage with Tyson at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, she's busy playing Tetris, wearing Dior mascara and watching Golden Girls. Read below to find out what else Rashad can't get enough of!
“I think it would have to be a tie between The Golden Girls and RuPaul's Drag Race.”
“A film called Me and You and Everyone We Know by Miranda July. Every element of this movie, from the casting to the art direction to the sound, is impeccable.”
STAGE SHOW (OTHER THAN MY OWN)
“Passing Strange. I'd never felt so personally connected to a musical until I saw that show."
"Their live performances are unbelievable."
BOOK: A Spell for Chameleon (Xanth, Book 1) by Piers Anthony
"I'm really into fantasy books."
ATHLETE: Michael Jordan
"When he played for the Bulls, I was a hardcore basketball fan."
VACATION SPOT: Positano
"I fell in love with it when I was younger and I haven't been able to go back since then. I think it's one of the most beautiful places I've ever seen."
Susan Miller's astrology app. It's amazing how accurate she is with her horoscopes.
"I love AllSaints—and I also love Boxing Kitten. I love the colors and the patterns they use."
"The Diorshow Blue mascara."
RANDOM OBSESSION: Tetris