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Theater Gone Wrong: Why James Snyder Regrets Taking His Shirt Off During If/Then

A birthday surprise goes bust onstage.

James Snyder really wanted to take his shirt off. In If/Then, his character spends the night with Idina Menzel's, and it was a natural character choice to make, he says, even though the creative team discouraged him. On his birthday, Snyder decided to break the rules. While things might have gone well in an alternate timeline, in reality onstage, it only went downhill from there.