I almost didn’t get cast. I was friends with the director, Greg, who invited me to read for the part. Then he couldn’t decide whether he liked me in the role or just liked me. Luckily for me, his assistant director liked me too and told him to stop dithering.
As an aside, Greg had a better than average reason to be wary about me. The night we met almost destroyed his reputation on campus.
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