ROMAN by Rodney Hall is the fictional story of Roman Chance. Roman is a young boy who’s just trying to “figure it out”. He navigates life based on what he’s growing up, seeing and hearing. While making many mistakes, Roman takes you on a ride filled with detailed and intimate experiences with his family and friends. Roman by Rodney Hall will make you smile, laugh, cry and at some moments, gasps.
Roman is silly. As a young boy he is causing trouble; yet having fun, while putting smiles on everyone’s faces. Roman makes many “silly” mistakes.
Roman is fun. Roman has many fun moments with his friends, from joking with each other; to just chilling and doing what many teenage boys, do. Roman makes many “fun” mistakes.
Roman is real. He has real life issues, real life drama and real life problems. Roman makes you feel his mental and emotional state from his words and his behavior. He goes through real life situations that are good and bad, touching and relatable. Roman makes many “real life” mistakes.
Roman is mannish . He wants to be a man, before he has the knowledge of what being a man is. He does things that he thinks a man is suppose to do that only leads to trouble, failed relationships and resentment. Roman makes many “mannish” mistakes.
ROMAN By Rodney Hall
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The video below shows author Rodney Hall sharing excerpts from ROMAN at a Scenes and Spoken Word event that was held at the Horizon Theater in Atlanta GA. Enjoy the reading!!