I remember it like it was yesterday. June 21, 1996. My mom came home from work and asked me for a favor. Her boss’s son was going to be on TV, and since neither of them knew how to use the VCR to tape something she asked me to do it. Her boss (at the time) is the mother of Gilles Chiasson, one of the members of the original Broadway cast of RENT, and the cast was going to be on The Rosie O’Donnell Show. I set up the VCR and we sat there and watched, just for kicks.
June 21, 1996 is the day my life changed forever.…Read more ›