It certainly happens to everyone at some point. My favorites:
- Attending CATS on Broadway with a friend and theatre colleague, both of us feeling there was no "there, there," and drowning amidst the ecstasy of hundreds of CATS-lovers.
- Presenting August Wilson's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM in its original production, a brilliant piece of theatre, compelling, visceral and impossible not to be moved by--only to find my audiences totally lukewarm to the experience.
Feel free to comment with you own "odd man out" experience here.