Theater: Plays

IL, 'Invasion!,' Understudies

Casting notice expires: May 22, 2013

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Company

Silk Road Rising
Caitlin Duernick, Production Manager

Production Description

Silk Road Rising is casting "Invasion!," a play be Hassen Khemiri, directed by Anna Bahow. Invasion! is a tornado of words, images and ideas, all centered around a magical name: Abulkasem. The play assaults our deepest prejudices about identity, race and language. At once hilarious, disturbing and poignant, this deeply subversive play deconstructs a threatening identity – the Arabic male – and forces us to confront our own cultural identity.

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Rehearsals begin June 24 in Chicago, IL. Previews begin July 30. Shows August 3-Sept. 1, possible extension to Sept. 25. Shows Thursdays at 7:30 p.m., Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 4 p.m.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

$75/week plus $20/performance

Auditions

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