WHAT: Auditions for Joker by Yilong Yiu
WHERE: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant Street
WHEN: WORKSHOP: 2:00 – 4:00 PM, Saturday June 13, 2015
AUDITIONS: Noon -3:00 pm, Saturday June 20, 2015; 10:00 am-12:00 noon Sunday, June 21, 2015
INFO: 536-4222, kumukahua.org
Open auditions will be held to cast the 45th season opening show Joker, by Yilong Liu. The show will be directed by Wil Kahele and runs August 27 – September 27, 2015.
Joe’s normal simple life unravels as a promise kept is threatened by a visit of a man from his past. Love, secrets and betrayal abound in this realistic look into lives touched by fear of exposing one man’s love for another.
There will be a free audition workshop held from 2:00-4:00 pm, Saturday June 13, 2015, also at Kumu Kahua Theatre. This workshop is an opportunity for all interested to work with the script and director, and learn the best way to prepare for this audition.
The workshop is free, but space is limited. Please call 536-4222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot.
JOE: Filipino immigrant, 40’s
LIN: Joe’s wife, owner of a Chinese restaurant, Chinese American, early 40’s
RAY: Lin’s son, Joe’s step-son, Chinese American, 18
FRANK: A journalist, Filipino male, late 40’s
Printed scripts are available for loan with a $10 cash deposit at the Kumu Kahua Theatre office weekdays between 11am and 3pm–please call 536-4222 before coming to the theatre. Scripts can also be downloaded here.
For further information, call the Kumu Kahua Theatre office at 536-4222.
Kumu Kahua productions are supported in part by The Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and Arts through appropriations from the Legislature of the State of Hawaii and by the National Endowment for the Arts. Also paid for in part by the taxpayers of the City & County of Honolulu; the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts; The Atherton Foundation, McInerny Foundation (Bank of Hawaii, Trustee); Hawaiian Electric Company; The Star Advertiser and other Foundations, Businesses and Patrons.