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When “Playing Straight” Goes Hilariously Wrong

Screen Shot 2015-08-20 at 2.16.07 PMSome fantastic straight actors have played dynamic, well-rounded gay characters, and vice versa.

And hey, some fantastic gay actors have played equally successful gay characters — it happens.

But despite research that suggests audiences don’t have much trouble believing a gay actor in a straight role, not every role is suited for every actor’s, shall we say, disposition.

Below, actor/comedian Zach Noe Towers prepares for the audition of his life.

We think he’s nailed it: