MEET THE TEAM: 25 Questions with Pete Lally
PETE LALLY, COMPANY PRESIDENT
Where you’re from: Southborough, MA
Favorite Spectacle memory: Opening up Cary Hall – there was a lot of relief after we pulled that off successfully.
First/favorite concert experience: My first one ever was Van Halen at the Worcester Centrum in 1986
Cake or pie? Ice cream cake
If given a plane ticket to leave today for anywhere in the world, you’d go to: Australia
Coffee or tea? Coffee
Tacos or spaghetti? Tacos
Star Wars or Star Trek? Star Wars
Cat or dog? Dog, without a doubt
Favorite movie? Planes, Trains, & Automobiles
Do you collect anything? I’ve got a small coin collection that my godfather started for me years ago
A karaoke song that you could CRUSH right now without any prep: “Even the Nights Are Better” by Air Supply
Favorite Broadway musical: In the Heights
A cause close to your heart: The Boys and Girls Club
Congrats! You’ve just won $25 million in the lottery. What are the first three things you spend it on?
- A boat. A real big boat.
- A college fund for my kids
Three words you’d use to describe yourself:
- Dad. That’s the only one that matters to me.
Three words your MOM would use to describe you: Uh-oh… you’d have to ask her on that one.
You’re dropped in front of a class where you must teach something for 30 minutes – what is it? Music business… I do it every week anyway!
Three famous people (alive or dead) that you’d invite to dinner: Frank Sinatra, Ben Franklin, & Jimmy Johnson
Morning or night? Night
Number one dating rule? Just because you’re married shouldn’t mean you stop going on them (with your spouse, just to be clear!)
Seinfeld or The Office: The Office, but Seinfeld is a close, close second
Pet peeve: People asking me where to park
Instant mood improver: Beer
Three desert island books:
- John MacDonald wrote this murder mystery series that was really good – any one of those.
- Two copies of War and Peace for kindling
Best Christmas present you ever got: This stereo cassette turntable that was pretty killer at the time
Name of your autobiography: I’m Surprised You Really Want to Read This