Artists at Play will hold auditions for the roles listed below as part of their upcoming production, 99 Histories by Julia Cho (Los Angeles premiere). Please send headshots/resumes to AAP.casting@gmail.com by Wednesday, June 4

99 Histories 
Producers: Julia Cho (not the writer), Peter J. Kuo, Stefanie Wong Lau, Marie-Reine Velez 
Associate Producer: Nicholas Pilapil 
Author: Julia Cho
Director: Leslie Ishii 
Contract: 99-Seat Theatre Equity Waiver 
Rehearsals: August – September 2014 
Previews: early September 2014
Performances: throughout September 2014 
(possible extension to early October) 

Auditions: Saturday, June 14, 2014

Callbacks: Sunday, June 15, 2014 

 
Auditions and callbacks will be held in Alhambra. Rehearsals will be held in Downtown L.A. (subject to change).

Union and non-union actors eligible to submit. To be considered for this project, email your headshot/ resume to AAP.casting@gmail.comSubmission deadline is Wednesday, June 4. Script is available through Dramatists Play Service. 


SEEKING PRINCIPALS/ UNDERSTUDIES FOR FOLLOWING ROLES: 

EUNICE (UNDERSTUDY ONLY) – Female, Korean American, late 20s. Former cello prodigy. After family tragedy, channeled pain into music until mental illness forced her to quit playing altogether. Now pregnant, has returned home to live with her mother. 
SAH-JIN – Female, Korean, mother to Eunice, 50s. Loves her daughter but fails to understand her.

GIRL
 – Female, Korean American. PLEASE NOTE ANY CELLO EXPERIENCE.

YOUNG WOMAN
 – Female, Korean, 20s. PLEASE NOTE ANY MUSICAL EXPERIENCE.
DANIEL MERRITT – Male, Caucasian, 20s. American missionary in Korea. (Double cast with JOE.) PLEASE NOTE ANY CELLO EXPERIENCE.
JOE – Male, Caucasian, ex-boyfriend of EUNICE and father of her unborn child. (Double cast with DANIEL.) 
PAUL – Male, Korean American, early 30s. Handsome young doctor, potential mate for EUNICE in the eyes of SAH-JIN… despite the fact that he’s already engaged. 


SYNOPSIS: 99 Histories is a story about the bonds between mothers, daughters, sisters, and aunts. Eunice, a 29-year-old Korean American cello prodigy, comes home pregnant and unmarried, and tries to mend her relationship with her mother. Haunted by violent memories, Eunice must confront her ghosts before she can move forward. In this riveting and poignant drama of memory, legacy and home, what is remembered might be made up, and the only homelands that seem to exist are imaginary.

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