(Retelling Of) Death Of A Salesman

Target Margin Theate, co- produce with Yangtze Repertory Theatre and Gung Ho Projects
New York, NY 10001
US

Job Details

DESCRIPTION

Presented by Target Margin Theater, co-producing with Yangtze Repertory Theatre and Gung Ho Projects, is presenting a workshop and showcase performances of an All-Female retelling of the 1983 Production of Death of a Salesman at the Beijing People’s Arts Theater, directed by Arthur Miller himself

Director: Michael Leibenluft
Writer: Jeremy Tiang
Casting Director: Wayne Chang

Accepting both AEA and Non-AEA submissions; Bilingual (either Mandarin Chinese or English can be the performer’s first language, the play will be performed in both languages). All performers are female, though we are open to to see trans or non-binary performers.

We are open to see performers who are either available for both Workshop and the Showcase Performances dates, or one of the venues.

Workshop Presented at Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) in December 2019
Workshop presentation date based on the cast members’ availability.
Workshop Rehearsal from December 9 – 16, 2019 (specific dates based on the cast members’ availability, 4 hours max per rehearsal)
Workshop talent compensation: $150 Total.

Showcase performances presented by Target Margin at The Doxsee Theater
Rehearsal starts on February 18, 2020 (specific dates TBD)
Tech & Performance from March 23-April 19, 2020 (16 performances total)
Showcase Performance Talent Compensation: $1,000 Total.

Casting Breakdown:

ACTOR ONE: Asian Female, age 45-80. Plays Ying Ruocheng / Willy Loman.Witty and laid-back with a quiet authority. Must be completely fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. Please note fluency in submission note.

ACTOR TWO: Asian Female, age 40-60. Plays Zhu Lin / Linda Loman. A maternal figure with a lot of warmth and presence. Must be completely fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. Please note fluency in submission note.

ACTOR THREE: Asian Female, age 25-40. Plays Li Shilong / Biff Loman. Sporty, boyish, cocky. Good athletic energy. Double as Miss Shen. Bookish, quiet, introverted. Obviously intelligent. Must be completely fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. Please note fluency in submission note.

ACTOR FOUR: Asian Female, age 18-50. Plays Huang Shifu, the theater’s elderly designer. Cantankerous and sharp-tongued with a good heart. Double as Liu Jun / Woman from Boston. A highly-strung middle-aged woman. Must be completely fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese. Requires a transformative actor skilled at physical comedy. Please note fluency in submission note.

To be considered, please send headshot, resume, and a brief note to FirstFallCasting@gmail.com

DURATION

December 9, 2019 – April 19, 2020

Union

AEA Showcase Pending

SALARY

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