I’ve been called a lot of things in my life, many of which I can’t say here because of this blog’s questionable G-rating.
However, until a few weeks ago, I’d never been called “Elfis,” which is the name of an Elvis-obsessed elf I’m playing in our community theater’s production of “Ho-Ho-Hollywood.”
In fact, being involved in this show has introduced me to a lot of firsts in my life. For example, wearing a bell-bottomed jumpsuit with a teddy bear embroidered on the cape.
Also, I’ve never stuffed mini Christmas lights down my pants so that I can “light up” when necessary — something that caused one theater goer to ask another, “I wonder what Ned has in his pants?”
Yes, for those in the front row, I can hear you.
While we’re at it, having someone wonder what’s in my pants is also a new experience for me. Continue reading