Theater: Plays

'Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2, 3'

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Company

American Repertory Theatre
Jo Bonney, dir.

Production Description

Casting "Father Comes Home From the Wars, Parts 1, 2, 3,' an explosively powerful drama about the mess of war, from Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearses Nov. 3-16 in NY; travels to Boston Jan. 12, 2015; Boston rehearsals begin Jan. 13, 2015; runs Jan. 23-Mar. 1, 2015 in Boston, MA.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays $812/wk. Equity LORT Non-Rep Contract.

Auditions

Seeking submissions from: Cambridge, MA Sign up or Log In to apply.

Synopsis

Part 1 introduces us to Hero, a slave who must choose whether or not to join his master on the Confederate battlefield. In Part 2, a mysterious Yankee prisoner tests Hero’s loyalty as the cannons approach. Part 3 finds Hero’s loved ones anxiously awaiting news of his fate. When he finally returns, nothing is the same at home or in the world, and everyone has a secret.