Richard Samuels, a stage-struck seventeen-year-old from New Jersey, gets a small role in Orson Welles's debut production of "Julius Caesar" at the Mercury Theatre on Broadway.
It's 1937, and New Jersey high school student Richard Samuels has landed a bit part in Orson Welles's JULIUS CAESAR--the Mercury Theater production that made Welles famous. As we watch Richard juggle school and theater, fall in love, and discover that Welles is cheating on his wife with Richard's girlfriend, we also see a portrait of Orson Welles as a creative genius.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres
Subgenre: Historical Fiction, Love + Relationships + Sex, Arts + Entertainment, Types of Characters, Stages of Life, Literary, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, General