"Audience members did not know what to do when they noticed some of the stans start standing after the song, so these poor tourists stood up to join and it was very uncomfortable. It was by no means an earned, automatic standing ovation."
Well, that's a story you've made up in your head, but that doesn't mean it's what happened. Unless you polled every person to determine who was a "fan" and who was a "tourist", this is about as credible as most of Fox News.
I would second that Patton should be getting a Tony nomination.