Auditions for "June is the First Fall" by Yilong Liu
WHAT: Auditions for June is the First Fall by Yilong Liu
WHERE: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant Street
WHEN: 2-5pm Saturday Sept. 8, 2018; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Sunday Sept. 9, 2018
Open auditions will be held to cast the world premiere production of Yilong Liu's drama June is the First Fall. The show will be directed by Lurana Donnels OMalley and runs Nov. 8 - Dec. 9, 2018.
Don, a Chinese American, is gay and closeted in Honolulu; the revelation of his sexual identity leads to family tragedy and his escape to NYC. When Don returns home to Hawaii, he finds his sister engaged to his first love. June is the First Fall is a queer and moving slice of life with interweaving scenes in Hawaii and NYC, spanning time from the 1840s to the present.
Director OMalley is looking for 6 actors to play the following roles, and auditions are open to actors of all ethnicities.
AFONG MOY/YU QIN Historical figure from the 1840s, the first Chinese woman in America/Dons mother, late 30s
DON: Chinese American male, mid 20s
MATEO: Italian American male, mid 30s
JANE: Chinese American female, late 20s
SCOTT: Caucasian male, born and raised in Hawaii, late 20s
DAVID: Chinese American male, late 40s
Printed scripts are available for loan with a $10 cash deposit at the Kumu Kahua Theatre office weekdays between 11am and 3pm. Please call 808-536-4222 before coming to the theatre. Electronic scripts for all 48th Season KumuKahua productions can be found here. Auditions will consist of readings from the script.
For further information, call the Kumu Kahua Theatre office at 536-4222, or email email@example.com.