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Production: 'The Who & The What' (See all 3 roles)

Eli (Lead)

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Casting "The Who & The What," a comedy/drama about an independent-minded young Muslim woman who spends six years writing a novel about women and Islam that threatens to tear her co...more

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Male, ages 30-37, Caucasian

Role Description

Eli: (Lead) by trade a plumber, he is a convert to the Muslim faith, now the Imam of a mosque in Southeastern Atlanta; intelligent, well-spoken, restrained and dignified, with a real desire to help others; the son of social workers, raised in Detroit's inner city among African American Muslims; much-respected in the Muslim community; Zarina's equal in passion and intelligence, but seeks a deeper connection to her; as a supportive husband, is happy to send her manuscript to his friend, a literary agent; defends her work aggressively.


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