Whatever Happened to the Nutshell Kids from “Really Rosie”?
Johnny was voted “Most Likely to Succeed” at Erasmus High, and moved to Hollywood to become a screenwriter. After five years of rejection (from both producers and girls), Johnny realized that maybe he didn’t like living by himself, and came back to Brooklyn, where he lives with his girlfriend and teaches improv. He has written three published books about their dogs.
As a community activist, Alligator has organized numerous protest marches and has a Patreon, where he makes podcasts about social justice reform. A longtime member of the Guardian Angels, he also serves as the Executive Assistant to Curtis Sliwa.
Pierre gave no indication of his plans for the future, refusing to provide a graduation quote for the New Utrecht High School yearbook. He later quit law school, citing his lack of enthusiasm about tort reform, and is currently working toward a real estate license. When reached for comment, Pierre noted, “Why bother? We’re all gonna die anyway.”
Kathy majored in Theatre Arts at Brandeis and works as a freelance stage manager on international tours. She lives in Manhattan with her partner, KC.
After three more disappearances, Chicken Soup was ordered to go into counseling, although he insisted, “No, you don’t understand, my parents told me that they couldn’t afford ballet classes. I was just trying to find Steps on Broadway.” He has taken night school classes on and off, won several eating contests, and currently manages Café Grumpy.
Rosie attended the Gallatin School at NYU, but dropped out to be a production assistant Off-Off-Broadway. After working at a vintage store for three years, Rosie moved to the suburbs to pursue work as a nanny, although too many clients complained about her “unique” child-rearing style. Rosie tried to start a theatre company with several false starts, and frequently performs on the piano bar circuit. The Nutshell Kids have not returned her calls.