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" I am such a huge fan of both of those shows - I've seen every episode of 'Sex in the City' and every episode of 'Girls' at least once, some multiple times. "
" Alfred Molina is one of the nicest people on the planet and a complete master. "
" When a piece of art gets really specific is usually when anybody can relate to it. "
" Once I came out of the closet, it was sort of that thing of 'The truth will set you free.' "
" I wish that I could take credit for the success of 'Frozen' and 'Hamilton.' But I just feel lucky to be in 'em. "
" The idea of faking empathy to take a step forward to understanding - it's a really powerful idea. "
" I've been fortunate that my career has developed through on-the-job training. "
" In a play, you can adjust your performance to audience reaction, but in a film, it's like you're trapped in a bad dream watching yourself act, and you're in the audience. "
" As a kid growing up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, all I wanted to do was be on Broadway in a musical. 'Spring Awakening' kind of answered all of my questions and fulfilled all of my dreams - beyond my wildest dreams. "
" It's one thing to experience your Broadway debut alone, but to share it with an entire company was like summer camp or a college experience, where you were really growing up together. "
" The difference between being in the closet and out of the closet as a gay man is such a huge shift. I feel so connected still to that 22-year-old, but the idea that I was not open with that part of my life - which I am now so open about - is sort of surreal. "
" I never look at myself online, and I don't read gossip Web sites. "
" I bought the VHS of 'Into the Woods' at the Suncoast in the Park City Mall and watched it in the basement when I got home. And when it was over, I rewound it and immediately watched it again. "
" There's kind of a gift in being gay because, if you come out, you're forced to express yourself. "
" There's something special about 'Looking.' "
" Some people have the gift where they can just sing. I don't have the fail-safe voice, so it has to be something that I need to sing about. "
" I smile a lot in my real life. "
" I love going to the movies. "
" I'm a singer who moves well. "
" I feel like certainly there are people expecting 'Looking' to be representative of everyone that's gay, the entire gay community. And it's a dangerous expectation to come in watching the show expecting that. Expecting that out of any show. "
" I did 'How to Succeed in Business... ,' 'Kiss Me Kate,' 'Godspell,' and 'You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown' in high school, all of which were fun. "
" I was born and raised in Lancaster, Pennsylvania - in Amish Country! "
I Was Born
" I'm very selective about television because you sign away so much of your life to it. "
" The first job I got was a production of 'Fame - the Musical,' at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Massachusetts, and it got me my Equity card, too. I waited 12 hours to be seen for it, though! "
" I was definitely planning to go to college, but I deferred my admission to Carnegie Mellon to be in a non-equity tour of 'The Sound of Music.' But I made very little money in the tour, and college is really expensive, and I thought I'd never be able to pay off those loans. "
" It's so awesome to be a part of something that is successful not because there's a famous person in it or because it's a revival of something, but because it's so fresh and original. "
" I did have AOL Instant Messenger when I was in middle school. "
" I beat 'Super Mario Bros 1,' '2,' and '3.' "
" I was Mary Poppins for Halloween when I was 3, with lipstick and a carpetbag. And I was Dorothy in 'The Wizard of Oz' in a production in my dad's barn. "
" I went to a local high school in Lancaster. Not much I can say about it; it was pretty much your typical public high school back in Pennsylvania. "
" I moved to New York on October 21, 2004, and it was the day that the Chelsea Grill, a restaurant in Hell's Kitchen on 9th Avenue between 46th and 47th Street, opened. I had never waited a table in my life, but I walked in and lied to the manager in a very J. Pierrepont Finch way. "