John Mulaney Wasn't Allowed to Perform in His High School's Musicals

  • Published on Feb 15, 2019
  • John Mulaney talks about his lifelong love of musicals, why he wasn't allowed to perform in his high school's theater productions and what it was like working with Seth on an upcoming episode of Documentary Now!
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Comments • 617

  • Sydney Goldstein
    Sydney Goldstein 4 hours ago

    “no one has money for food but this guy’s got two hats” that’s legit the entire characterization of one of the characters in les mis i’m losing my minnd

  • Macy Monical
    Macy Monical 3 days ago +2

    You don’t own any land just a box in the sky.
    Your neighbors making kasha and your other neighbor died
    When you moved in you felt lucky, but that time is forgot
    But you never give up your spot
    At the *cOaP*

    • Queen of the Harpies
      Queen of the Harpies 4 hours ago

      My absolute favorite is "Christmas Tips". That episode is brilliant.

  • Sandor Dugalin
    Sandor Dugalin 4 days ago

    What's the song he's singing? I mean, the real one.

  • Taman Shud
    Taman Shud 5 days ago

    I can't believe John Mulaney is the phantom of the opera.

  • Scruffles McScrufferton

    theyre like the same person

  • Dahlia
    Dahlia 7 days ago

    Damn he's so fuckin adorable 😂💔

  • Wendy B. Wilde
    Wendy B. Wilde 9 days ago

    John, songs are copyrighted not "copywriten". I bring this up because I'm terribly jealous that you are so funny and well, you know, gorgeous......Oh, and probably because I was raised by an English teacher.

  • Karen Villanueva
    Karen Villanueva 12 days ago

    When you realize his high school was St. Ignatius and you go to another Chicago high school.

  • Sparkling Lemon-Lime Pop

    Seth Meyers interviewing John Mulaney is something we all need 😂💕💕 I love how Meyers looks at him like John’s just absolutely perfect.

  • LunaticN
    LunaticN 14 days ago

    Damn, his wife hates almost everything

    *Big Oof*

  • Laudon1965
    Laudon1965 16 days ago

    Meyers has Martha Stewart as a frequent guest? Now I’m glad I don’t watch.

  • Philip Brown
    Philip Brown 17 days ago +1

    “I was apoplectic.” - John Mulaney, 2019

  • Jennaka Taton
    Jennaka Taton 17 days ago

    I know its him, I know. But everytime he talks I see Andrew

  • Danica Nacionales
    Danica Nacionales 17 days ago

    Get you a guy that looks at you the way Seth Beyers looks at John Mulaney

  • Isaac Kent
    Isaac Kent 17 days ago

    Skid row

  • Elle Desperado
    Elle Desperado 21 day ago

    Seth is such a Mulaney fangirl and I fucking love it

  • Tanvi
    Tanvi 24 days ago +1

    i want someone to look at me the way seth meyers looks at john mulaney

  • NeverMindGaming
    NeverMindGaming 26 days ago

    I was like what he’s too old to be in high school musical

  • Emily Teleposky
    Emily Teleposky 27 days ago


  • Kylie Baber
    Kylie Baber Month ago


  • Gaby Danta
    Gaby Danta Month ago

    ah yes, john mulaney plays into the stage crew stoner stereotype

  • Chloe Turner
    Chloe Turner Month ago

    oh my god i want that voice memo to be my ring tone

  • Chloe Turner
    Chloe Turner Month ago

    seth looks so enamored with john when he’s talking about doing the lights in highschool

  • Karla Alyssa G.
    Karla Alyssa G. Month ago

    I love both of them...but when I look AT them I ask myself if I really do

  • Lexi Wegner
    Lexi Wegner Month ago

    at the the cOOoOP

  • Grace Burke
    Grace Burke Month ago

    I adore John Mulaney!! So funny!!

  • Impuhlz
    Impuhlz Month ago

    Get you a man that looks at you the way Seth Meyers looks at John Mulaney

  • paper boy
    paper boy Month ago

    Was wondering why the flash from WB sounded so different until I realized it's not him

  • Chris Plays 020509
    Chris Plays 020509 Month ago +1

    Is he still New in Town?

  • Wendy Ward USN/ Combat RN

    He is so funny. What a wonderful man!! He is hilarious and kind too. It's easy to see! 🙏🏻🤗💕

  • Cici Roman
    Cici Roman Month ago

    I’ve been watching videos of John from years ago and when I saw this thumbnail, I wasn’t even sure if it was a new or old one at first. He looks the same

  • Pori
    Pori Month ago

    Ladies and gentlemen, Sir Ashton
    And dan cortese

  • Abygayle Lowther
    Abygayle Lowther Month ago

    Lmao the lighting kids in our music play their play stations during the show

  • kate
    kate Month ago

    i love how he can’t look anyone in the eye

  • Fjoralba Golikja
    Fjoralba Golikja Month ago

    John Mulaney looks like he is playing John Mulaney 😂

  • SMG Productions
    SMG Productions Month ago

    Les Miserables isn't a movie proper for a 7 year old.

  • tlcarpenter3
    tlcarpenter3 Month ago

    The two gayest straight men on the planet. And that's now a put down, I love'em both.

  • sydney merryman
    sydney merryman Month ago

    honestly some of the best interviews seth has is with other old snl cast members because they’re all friends & it just looks like they goofing off & trying to keep track of the interview

  • Lily Chancey
    Lily Chancey 2 months ago

    The hardest thing known to man on Earth:
    Trying not to laugh in the middle of the night when everyone’s asleep while watching Seth Myers

  • Brooke Mattingly
    Brooke Mattingly 2 months ago

    We need to sign a petition to get John Mulaney to play Gavroche and for John to get to tip his two hats while exposing Javert. Who’s with me?

  • joesomenumbers
    joesomenumbers 2 months ago

    He looks like he gets younger as he ages

  • Alina Razi
    Alina Razi 2 months ago

    Get someone who looks at you the way Seth looks at John or should I say Juophn

  • jane haviland
    jane haviland 2 months ago

    seth is in love with john CONFIRMED

  • veddie knows when
    veddie knows when 2 months ago

    I can't bare to listen to my own recorded voice alone in a house. I can't imagine listening to my recorded voice in front of a live audinece and knowing it was being broadcasted on telivision.

  • Jennifer Wright
    Jennifer Wright 2 months ago

    I just saw John Mulaney on his new tour with Pete Davidson. He was hilarious and he's still my favorite comedian.

  • Brody S
    Brody S 2 months ago

    i went to church sunday and all i could think about were is jokes. he has successfully ruined my life. but i am here for it

  • Anna C.
    Anna C. 2 months ago

    nothing I love more than john mulaney as gavroche

  • Endless Void Studios
    Endless Void Studios 2 months ago

    jesus man whats wrong with you you cant sing at all......
    well ya see sir there a lot of planes ......
    um....were inside a studio .... ....i just meant in general ....

  • Acey Face
    Acey Face 2 months ago +3

    As a huge Les Mis fan, hearing John Mulaney sing Gavroche’s part was incredible XD

  • holdmeback47
    holdmeback47 3 months ago

    Mulaney is hilarious - the funniest guy alive! He is ADORABLE! Seems it would be so fun to be married to him. Where did he come from????

  • Lena Moore
    Lena Moore 3 months ago

    anyone know how to make "aT tHe c o o oo oö oôø oOoOo - OoP" my new ringtone?

  • Amelia Hudgins
    Amelia Hudgins 3 months ago

    How is Seth casually talking with the creator of his husband

  • Danger Closer
    Danger Closer 3 months ago

    Hey it's Peter Porker.

  • JanineBean
    JanineBean 3 months ago

    I’m disappointed, John Mulaney talks like a guy who sings haha. He has excellent resonance. He should go to a singing teacher and see if s/he can help 😊

  • izzygoesquack
    izzygoesquack 3 months ago

    when he said les miserables means the miserable my french gcse jumped out because it means the poor :/

  • Elizabeth Giovi
    Elizabeth Giovi 3 months ago +9

    🎶You dont own any land
    Just a box in the sky
    Your neighbor's cookin kasha and your other neighbor died
    When you moved in you felt lucky
    Now that time is forgot
    But you never give up your spot
    At the coooo-op🎶

    You're welcome

  • VJR 22_6
    VJR 22_6 3 months ago +7

    I dare you all to rename the video to “tall child tips two hats, more on late night”

  • /Zoe Greene
    /Zoe Greene 3 months ago

    My school just did Les Miserables!

  • L W
    L W 3 months ago +1

    Give John his own show, already

  • The Canadian Ninja Nerd

    John cringing and laughing was fabulous

  • Pepe The Frog
    Pepe The Frog 3 months ago +1

    I literally love this so much

  • Not Called Greg
    Not Called Greg 3 months ago +1

    so this is why he always makes snl do a musical sketch

  • okayfj
    okayfj 3 months ago +1

    No one will get this but 2:16 John mulaney is montparnasse confirmed

  • Ella Rhodes
    Ella Rhodes 3 months ago

    At the cooooo- op

  • Addie - zilla
    Addie - zilla 3 months ago

    john’s smile is amazing. i can’t even do it justice with words

  • Nick Abare
    Nick Abare 3 months ago

    3:26 the moment Seth realized he was in love

  • Rachel Hershkop
    Rachel Hershkop 3 months ago

    What TV show are they talking about?

  • G Major
    G Major 3 months ago +1

    When will Season Three Drop On Netflix ???

  • G Major
    G Major 3 months ago +1

    When will Season Three Drop On Netflix ???

  • G Major
    G Major 3 months ago +1

    When will Season Three Drop On Netflix ???

  • G Major
    G Major 3 months ago +1

    When will Season Three Drop On Netflix ???

  • Ilse
    Ilse 3 months ago

    I'm legit crying over the voice memo😂😂

  • short insomniac
    short insomniac 3 months ago

    the facial expressions at 5:29 kill me every time

  • GraceKuddles
    GraceKuddles 3 months ago

    3:28 john you are me on the rare occasion that I meet one of my own in the wild

  • GRAWLIX 19xx
    GRAWLIX 19xx 3 months ago

    This couldnt be any whiter if it was a mayonnaise sanwhich with the crust cut off

  • luxusmode111
    luxusmode111 4 months ago

    Conspiracy: Seth is cheating on Stefon with Shy the conceptual piss artist.

  • Azra  Nasuha
    Azra Nasuha 4 months ago

    I love how everyone in the comment section call Mulaney a tall child, because he is a tall child

  • sissy j Williams
    sissy j Williams 4 months ago +1

    Why doesn't JOHN have his own show? I can listen to him talk about anything. Hope he doesn't start acting uppity like Jerry Seinfeld. It works for Jerry but it wouldn't for John.

  • Nie Poczytalna
    Nie Poczytalna 4 months ago

    Gold and diamonds, that's all he is.

  • JHutchFan129
    JHutchFan129 4 months ago +3

    love that he casually tosses around the word "apoplectic"

  • Bhavana H
    Bhavana H 4 months ago +1

    He is joking right when he says that les mis means the miserables
    Right??? 🤔😳

    • Bhavana H
      Bhavana H 4 months ago

      @S K oh dear 😂 😂

    • S K
      S K 4 months ago

      Bhavana H No

  • Dry MouF
    Dry MouF 4 months ago +1

    He's funny, but damn Seth in love. Hahaha

  • hi how are you
    hi how are you 4 months ago

    Ahhhh, now i see why snl is so fucking unfunny. I hate this planet so much..

  • Epok97
    Epok97 4 months ago +1

    Apoplectic: overcome with anger
    Thanks John Mulaney, you taught me a new word.

  • 845835ab
    845835ab 4 months ago

    Yea, Jonquil Park...where the tough white gangs of privilege bully the other white kids of privilege. It's a tough park so remember to bring your sweater vest.

  • Angelina Garcia
    Angelina Garcia 4 months ago

    The bromance is strong with seth. He just wants to hug and kiss john lol during "do you know theater?"

  • rachel capri
    rachel capri 4 months ago

    Was that tune from little shop lmao??

  • Country Girl
    Country Girl 4 months ago

    What does apapleptic mean

  • Jesse Sierke
    Jesse Sierke 4 months ago

    John Mulaney could play a great Harry Dresden.

  • jacked jesus
    jacked jesus 4 months ago +1


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    jacked jesus 4 months ago


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    Tessa Maye 4 months ago


  • black mustard
    black mustard 4 months ago

    Shout out to all the BEAUTIFUL black women.

  • Kam Kennicott
    Kam Kennicott 4 months ago +1

    I want someone to look at me the way Seth Meyers looks at John Mulaney.

  • Starrphire
    Starrphire 4 months ago +13

    I want someone to look at me the way Seth Meyers looks at John Mulaney

  • Uncomfortable Peach
    Uncomfortable Peach 4 months ago

    I had to close the video because it made me so distraught

  • Rosemary Harlan
    Rosemary Harlan 4 months ago

    Am I crazy or is that not skid row from Little Shop of Horrors?

  • amanda dingman
    amanda dingman 4 months ago +1

    “we don’t know him, so we’re mean to him” 😂

  • TheKiss
    TheKiss 4 months ago

    What a delightful human being.

  • vernii mirnii
    vernii mirnii 4 months ago

    “I’m proud of myself”