Y ou don’t have to only come to one show,” Roy told me. “My teacher told me you could come to all of them.” We were in the car driving home yesterday, discussing Roy’s theatrical triumph in his reading class’s parody of Hercules and the twelve labors. I don’t know very much about mythology but Roy’s character was a take on the Nemean lion of legend, a performance that was equally informed by the Cowardly Lion of The Wizard of Oz, Edward G. Robinson and Hanna-Barbera’s Snagglepuss. He painted our only spare dog collar pink and borrowed a friend’s bottle of glitter to make it shine. In full face make-up, he hissed and spat, remembered his lines and was tenacious in his hold on…