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TimeLine Theatre Company 2014 Season EPAs

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Timeline Theatre Company
PJ Powers, artistic dir.

Production Description

TimeLine Theatre Company is casting its 2014-15 season. Shows include: "Danny Casolaro Died For You" (Dominic Orl, writer. Rehearsals begin Aug. 18; previews begin Sept. 23; runs Oct. 3-Dec. 21); "My Name Is Asher Lev" (Aaron Posner, writer; Kimberly Senior, dir. Rehearsals begin July 22; previews begin Aug. 23; runs Aug. 28-Oct. 18); and "Inana" (Michele Lowe, writer. Rehearsals begin March 30, 2015; previews begin May 6, 2015; runs May 15-July 26, 2015).

Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations

Season runs Aug. 2014-July 2015 in Chicago, IL.

Compensation & Union Contract Details

Pays: $270 min./wk. Equity Category 2 Contract.


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Character Breakdown

Roles Available:
Danny: Male, age 44. Italian (Could be played by any ethnicity.) Stubborn, impulsive, and brave.
Tommy: Male, mid to late 30s. Italian (Could be played by any ethnicity.) Tough guy. Jaded.
Riconosciuto: Male (Any ethnicity), 30s to 40s. A guy banking on "age of the geek," a little too much.
Nicols: Male (Any ethnicity), 30s to 40s. He's what goes bump in the night.
Many Smaller Roles: Male, 30s-50s (Any ethnicity) To be played by two actors of incredible versatility.

MY NAME IS ASHER LEV by Aaron Posner, adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok directed by Kimberly Senior
Asher Lev: Male, 20 to 30s. Will play 12 years old at the beginning of the play. A young Hasidic boy who grows up t
Asher Lev: Male, 20 to 30s. Will play 12 years old at the beginning of the play. A young Hasidic boy who grows up to be a controversial painter.
Rivkeh Lev: Female, 30s to 40s. A Hasidic woman, and Asher's mother. Fragile and dignified.
Aryeh Lev: Male, 40s-50s. A devout Hasidic Jew and Asher's father. A man struggling with his family.

INANA by Michele Lowe
Yasin Shalid: Male, late 30s, Iraqi. Passionate about art to a fault.
Shali Shalid: Female, 32, Iraqi. Intense and strong. Will also double as Hama, Yasin's first wife, bright and "too beautiful.”
Emad Al-Bayit: Male, 50s, Iraqi. An art forger with an odd sense of the world.
Mohammed Zara: Male, late 20s, Iraqi. A young, passionate, upstart. Will double as Messenger.
Abdel-Hakim Taliq: Male, 30s to 40s, Iraqi. A rare book dealer who's willing to be tortured for his collection.
Mena: Female, late 20s, Iraqi. Shali's younger sister. Cannot read.
Dominic Colon: Male, 30s, British. A museum curator, doubles as Waiter.