Casting "The Chinese Delivery Man," a staged reading. Writer states: "The Chinese Delivery Man is the award winning screenplay from screenwriter Isaac Ho. Inspired by true life events, it tells the story about a Chinese family in New York after the tragic death of one of their own and their search for justice or revenge, whichever comes first. This staged reading is being presented at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center."
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Rehearses Oct. 19; runs Oct. 22 in Oakland, CA.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
Male, 35-55, Asian
Chinese born, robust but worn down, Chinese restaurant owner, conversational Cantonese.
Fan Yee (Lead):
Female, 30-50, Asian
Chinese born, a woman of faith and perseverance, conversational Cantonese.
Sai Hoi (Supporting):
Male, 18-26, Asian
American born, Chinese son, Americanized, loves baseball. Note: Character is 10 years old but will cast teens or early twenties.
Detective Jackson (Supporting):
Male, 45-65, African Descent, African American
a professional but world weary.
Nam Hoi (Supporting):
Male, 18-30, Asian
Overseas born Chinese, struggles with English and American culture, conversational Cantonese.
ICE Agent Chidester (Supporting):
Male, 40-64, All Ethnicities
life long bureaucrat and desk jockey out to prove himself in the field.
Fuller/Huang Yin (Supporting):
Male, 35-55, African Descent, Ethnically Ambiguous / Mixed Race, African American, Asian
Fuller; blue collar, working class guy. Huang Yin; Chinese, balding, overweight, overworked, conversational Cantonese.
Female, 18-30, African Descent, African American, Asian
Audrey; fresh out of college, optimistic. Siobhan; student teacher, Nam Hoi's girlfriend.
Male, 40-55, African Descent, African American, Asian
Neeley; self made and wealthy, prefers to be feared rather than respected. Tony; overseas born Chinese, always knows more than he lets on, p...
Female, 35-50, African Descent, African American
college educated, probably an office manager of a white collar office (law firm, etc).
Male, 18-30, All Ethnicities
cynical, entitled know-it-all and privileged.
Seeking submissions from: San Francisco, CA; Oakland, CA
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