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Production: DC, Arena Stage 2013-14 Season

All Roles Open (Supporting)

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Arena Stage is casting its 2013-14 season. Season includes "Love in Afghanistan" by Charles Randolph Wright, in which Duke and Roya, two distinctly different people, are discoverin...more

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Seeking

Males & Females, ages 18+, All Ethnicities

Role Description

All Roles Open: (Supporting)

FULL CHARACTER BREAKDOWN

LOVE IN AFGHANISTAN

ROYA (Early 20s, Afghan, Female): Translator, very beautiful.

DUKE (Early 20s, African-American, Male): Famous American hip hop star.

SADEED (50, Afghan, Male): Roya's father. Handsome.

DESIREE (Mid to late 40s, West Indian, Female): Duke's mother, from Jamaica and London. Charming and brilliant.



TAPPIN' THRU LIFE

ENSEMBLE: (Male or Female, Any Ethnicity): Seeking performers who can sing and dance.



GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER

HILARY ST. GEORGE (43, Caucasian, Female): Assistant Director of the Drayton Gallery.

CHRISTINA DRAYTON (64, Caucasian, Female): Runs the Drayton Gallery out of her home.

MATT DRAYTON (67, Caucasian, Male): Publisher of the San Francisco newspaper, The Guardian.

DOCTOR JOHN PRENTICE: (37, African-American, Male): A medical research doctor.

MONSIGNOR RYAN (75, Caucasian, Male): Longtime family friend of the Draytons.

JOHN PRENTICE SR (63, African-American, Male): A schoolteacher.

MARY PRENTICE (59, African-American, Female): Works in a department store.



MOTHER COURAGE

EILIF (20s to 40s, Any Ethnicity, Male): The warlike son, eager to join battle and carry out its brutal business.

SWISS CHEESE (20s to 40s, Any Ethnicity): Suffers from an excessive sense of duty and honesty that his mother has instilled in him because he is not particularly bright.

CHAPLAIN (30s-60s, Any Ethnicity, Male): Loyal to the Swedish monarchy but frustrated with the realities and consequences of war, particularly how it damages his chances of returning to priesthood. Dependent on Mother Courage for food.

COOK (50s to 60s, Any Ethnicity, Male): An aging Don Juan, darkly ironic, bears no loyalty to greedy rulers who exploit him.

YVETTE (20s to 50s, Any ethnicity, Female): A camp prostitute who makes her fortune by marrying and inheriting the estate of a lecherous old Colonel.

ENSEMBLE (Male and Female, Any Ethnicity): Seeking actors who can sing and have a facility for language. Movement training and instrumental ability a plus but not required.



CAMP DAVID

JIMMY CARTER (43, White Male): 39th president of the United States.

ROSALYNN CARTER (40, White Female): First Lady and wife of Jimmy Carter.

MENACHEM BEGIN (54, Israeli, Male): Sixth Prime Minister of the State of Israel.

ANWAR SADAT (49, Egyptian, Male): Third president of Egypt.



SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

Ensemble (Male & Female, Any Ethnicity): Seeking strong singer/dancers.