Jean, Jonah, And The Ginger Karl - NYC Appointments

Jean, Jonah, And The Ginger Karl - NYC Appointments

CATEGORY: Performer

Actors Theatre of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Notice: Submission

CONTRACT
LORT Non-Rep
Part of the Humana Festival of New American Plays
LORT D / $717.00 per week

PERSONNEL
Writer: Jeff Augustin
Director: Joshua Kahan Brody
Music composition and performance: The Bengsons
Artistic Director: Robert Barry Fleming
Artistic Producer: Emily Tarquin
Artistic Manager Zachary Meicher-Buzzi

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal: 2/20/20
Tech: 3/7/20 – 3/13/20
Previews: 3/11/20 – 3/12/20
Opening: 3/13/20
Closing: 4/12/20 Victor Jory Theatre

*Workshop in NYC: November 22-24

OTHER

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 submit.

SEEKING
Submissions from AEA members only for 2 roles. See breakdown.

BREAKDOWN

When Jean arrives in Miami from Haiti, he’s determined to “learn America” during a cross-country journey with his pregnant wife. Decades later, his son Jonah makes the same trip in reverse, desperate to understand his father--and discover himself. Two lives unfold side-by-side in Jeff Augustin’s beautiful new play about memories real and imagined.

NOTE: Both actors should be strong harmony singers and potentially play instruments.

SEEKING:

JEAN: Haitian Man, 50’s – 60’s. A teacher of general education who came to America as a young man. Professional, charismatic, and warm, and despite suffering a tragic loss is able to maintain a sense of humor. A fearful and protective father. Seeking actors who sing and, ideally, play one or more instruments.

JONAH: Haitian American Man, early 30’s. Self described as a “bougie poor grad student.” Gay and in love with a married man. Self-deprecating with a sense of humor. Witty. Has a sense of adventure. Seeking actors who sing and, ideally, play one or more instruments.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS
For consideration, mail picture and resume ASAP.

SUBMIT TO / Updated 09.27.19
Calleri Casting

Attn: JJATGK
The Yard, Flatiron
South 234 5th Avenue, Suite 208
New York, NY 10001

APPOINTMENTS
NYC Appointment Only Auditions: October 8th, 2019

Union

Submission

Audition Information

Minors must be accompanied by an adult

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