Casting "Singin Wid A Sword In Ma Han," a docu-drama about a family escaping slavery in the 1850's. Both popular and little-known spirituals are the musical backbone of the story.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearsals begin ASAP; performs Oct. 23 at 4 p.m., Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. and Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. as part of the West Harlem Library Series in NYC.
Compensation & Union Contract Details
Pays: $300 stipend.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Ben/Nate/Mr. Goodrich (Chorus / Ensemble):
Male, 25-45, African American
plays various characters including Nate, a carpenter who gets hired out, strong family man. Dreams of buying freedom for self and loved one...
Linda/Mizz Kessie (Chorus / Ensemble):
Female, 35-55, African American
plays various characters including Mizz Kessie, the matriarch. Works in the field. Mother to Nate and Dorey. Soprano, strong singer.
Lene/Dorey (Chorus / Ensemble):
Female, 25-40, African American, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
plays various characters including Dorey, who is impetuous, loves her family, and working in the Big House. Light-skinned complexion. Alto,...
Tad/Maroon (Chorus / Ensemble):
Male, 25-45, African American, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race
plays various roles including a farmer and Maroon, a slaver. Must be able to play a Caucasian person and light-complexioned African America...
Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
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