MY DEAR HUSSEIN - Silk Road Rising Auditions

Posted: August 8, 2019

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My Dear Hussein - Chicago EPA

Silk Road Rising

AUDITION DATE
Wed, Aug 21, 2019
10:00 am - 6:00 pm (CDT)
Lunch from 1:00pm - 2:00pm

APPOINTMENTS
Members may sign up through the member portal beginning 8/14/19 @ 12:00pm

CONTRACT
CAT CAT 1 $259

SEEKING
Actors for an upcoming production of
My Dear Hussein

PREPARATION
Two contrasting contemporary monologues each no more than 90 seconds.

LOCATION
Chicago Temple Building
77 W Washington St
Pierce Hall
Chicago, IL 60602-2801
Take Stairs or elevator to Basement

PERSONNEL
Corey Pond - Casting Director

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: week of February 17, 2020
First Preview: Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Opening: Sunday, March 22, 2020
Closing: Sunday, April 19, 2020

OTHER
EPA Procedures are in effect for audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
Please note that all characters are meant to be played by adults
1. PARVANEH. 4, Iranian, female-presenting, a curious child, lover of music and butterflies. (seeking understudy only)
2. HUSSEIN. Iranian, male-presenting, Parvaneh’s life-sized toy dog, her protector, confidant and best friend.
3. JAVAD. 8, Iranian, male-presenting, the youngest child in his family, Parvaneh’s best neighbor friend.
4. MAMAN/NEWS REPORTER. Maman: Iranian, female presenting, Parvaneh’s mother, a beautiful and warm off-stage voice, role includes some singing. News Reporter: An agent of the outside world.
5. BABA/SADDAM HUSSEIN. Baba: Iranian, male-presenting, Parvaneh’s father, a calming off-stage presence. Saddam Hussein: circa 1980’s Iraqi dictator and Parvaneh’s secret friend. The presenter of gifts.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.



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