Five Questions (and Then Some) for John Tartaglia
By Out.com Editors
The out star of the Disney Channel�s Johnny and the Sprites appears in this month�s feature documentary ShowBusiness, about the travails of four musicals on the Great White Way.
Childhood crush: I had a sick obsession with Martika of Kids Incorporated at 7. I wrote a letter asking her to marry me. And she wrote me back and said she couldn�t because I lived in New Jersey and she lived in Los Angeles.
Most regretted fashion choice: For the Broadway Bares benefit I went onstage in a Speedo with a huge rubber ducky on it, and a shower cap and flip-flops. I was supposed to look like I was ready for the beach, but it looked completely wrong.
My vision of hell is: Being trapped in a room with the worst auditioners from American Idol all singing at the same time.
When I�m most stressed out, I _______: conduct group therapy with my puppets.
On my tombstone, it will read: �He often took the road less traveled and it paid off. Sometimes.�
Most overrated virtue: Prudence. People use it as a way to judge others, and I think that�s ridiculous.
Thing you most urgently need to tell your mother: My mom knows everything. I�m such a mama�s boy. She knows it before I do.
When my parents come over, I hide: The huge sign over our toilet that says Gay Street.