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

Zarina (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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Female, ages 30-37, South Asian, Middle Eastern

Role Description

Zarina: (Lead) of South Asian descent (i.e., Pakistani, Indian, Sri Lankan, Afghani, etc.); Muslim; intelligent and well-educated; obedient to her faith and driven by her curiosity; as a writer, with an interest in gender politics, she has been allowed to pursue her passions, provided for lavishly by her supportive and successful father; has a quick wit and will use it to protect herself; when her father secretly reads her unpublished manuscript, all hell breaks loose; both she and her husband must strongly defend her sometimes shocking and provocative work.


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