Auditions for the role of Leander in the classical play required the protagonist to swim the waters of the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa.  the Face of Everyman explained, almost in vain, that these waters represented Hellespont, a key element in this epic story of two lovers.  Seen above, a timid thespian wannabe tests the waters at every reading. In the end, the venerable sage re-cast some in “Death of a Salesman”, and give up on the idea of directing Summer Stock Theater.