A few years ago I wrote this list, based on extensive experience. People on Twitter have been asking me to do a follow-up ever since. Here’s hoping it’s more of a Falsettos than a Love Never Dies.
He is the first to get naked at a party.
He is the second to get naked at a party.
Into the Woods
He doesn't consider himself a pessimist, but a realist.
Man of La Mancha
He doesn’t consider himself an optimist, but a realist!
He’s secretly quite sensitive.
He will tell you that he’s “secretly quite sensitive.”
Sunday in the Park with George
He uses the word “process” too much.
How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying
He uses the words “mid-century modern” too much.
Jekyll and Hyde
He would use the word “Byronic” too much, if he had any idea what it meant.
Jesus Christ Superstar
He has tried to enter a convenience store barefoot.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
He wants to tell you about a book that changed his life.
He is a DJ at family birthdays.
He is a DJ at weddings.
In the Heights
He gets a group of people around him on the dance floor, watching and cheering, at weddings.
He stands on the side of the dance floor arms folded across his chest, head cocked to the side, frowning slightly as he watches, at weddings.
He has cried at a Wikipedia article.
The Lion King
He has cried at a movie trailer.
He has cried at Eurovision.
Beauty and the Beast
He read a Bulgakov book once!
Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812
He’s tired of explaining that Bulgakov “doesn’t count.”
He’s tired of explaining that Rick Sanchez isn’t the hero of the show.
Rock of Ages
He thinks Rick Sanchez is the hero of the show.
My Fair Lady
He has a now-inactive profile on FetLife.
The Wild Party (LaChiusa)
He has a very active profile on FetLife.
The Wild Party (Lippa)
He has a very active profile on BroadwayWorld.com.
He has broken a limb trying to do a bell kick.
His laugh can only be described as a giggle.
His Bar Mitzvah speech was really more of a “set.”
Next to Normal
He has diagnosed all of his friends with mental illnesses.
He once blurted out “I love Stalin!" in a high school history class and then spent the rest of the class explaining that he does not actually “love Stalin.”
He lost his virginity at a Dashboard Confessional concert.
He tells everybody he lost his virginity at a Dashboard Confessional concert. (It was actually at a Simple Plan concert.)
He just wants Jenna to be happy. You know?
Singin’ In the Rain
He has great taste in movies, but does not understand the point of this list.