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Mason Burroughs is an actor on the verge of giving up after being turned away at audition after audition. But his life changes when he bumps into Kevin Caldwell, an old crush from acting school. Kevin helps Mason land a role that could make him the next Broadway star. However, as rehearsals begin, Mason learns that there's a lot more drama than just what's on stage. With a personal trainer claiming he can mold his body to resemble a Greek statue, an underhanded understudy waiting in the wings to replace him, a megalomaniacal director, and Kevin hell-bent on breaking up Mason and his boyfriend, Mason must choose how much he is willing to sacrifice to make his Broadway dream a reality.

©2016 Richard Taylor Pearson (P)2016 Lethe Press

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Bravo!

I'm impressed. This is a really long story, and the author crafts everything so it just flows along seamlessly. Lots of interesting inside NYC theatre tidbits, from the auditions to the rehearsals to the cast parties and interactions between the cast, writer, director... well you get the idea. It's a fun novel with a great message and Mason is a complex and interesting hero.

Audio by Sean Lenhart who is tasked with some challenging scenes. Mr. Lenhart delivers a wonderful performance, bravo.

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Great Book

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

Great story line, and awesome narration!

What about Sean Lenhart’s performance did you like?

I enjoyed how Sean gave each character their own personality through voice.

If you could rename The Role, what would you call it?

I wouldn't rename The Role. Perfect name for the book