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Seeking external understudies for Haven's upcoming production of Guillermo Calderon's Kiss.
Director: Monty Cole; Associate Director: Abhi Shrestha
** Present during approximately 1 rehearsal per week. Present during full runs of the show - Stage Management will be in contact to schedule.
** Available and present during Previews and Opening Night, and to see the show once per week, following opening.
** Off book, available and ready to go on for all planned performances, beginning at first preview
** 1 guaranteed performance on Wednesday, August 14th
PRODUCTION INFO: All dates and times are approximate and subject to change Rehearsals beginning June 16th, 2019 (Saturdays 1pm - 5pm; Sundays thru Wednesdays 6pm - 10pm; OFF Thursdays and Fridays until Tech) Tech beginning July 13th Previews beginning July 18th Opening Night Tuesday, July 23rd @ 7:00pm Run Thursday, July 25th thru Sunday, August 18th Performances Thursdays thru Saturdays @ 8pm; Sundays @ 3pm *** 4 performances per week *** Guaranteed Understudy performance Wednesday, August 14th @ 8:00pm
All performances at The Den Theatre: 1331 N. Milwaukee, Chicago IL
HADEEL/ANDREA (external understudy)
Late 20s - early 30s woman, identifies Middle Eastern / Arab
A woman in trouble, torn between love for Ahmed and his best friend Youssif; needs everyone to like her; conflicted while covering her sadness.
AHMED/MARTIN (external understudy)
Late 20s - early 30s man, identifies Black / African-American
The director; Youssif's best friend; Hadeel's boyfriend.
YOUSSIF/DANIEL (external understudy)
Late 20s - early 30s man, identifies Middle Eastern / Arab
Type A; seductive; slowly destroyed; Ahmed's best friend; Bana's boyfriend.
BANA/LAURA (external understudy)
Late 20s - early 30s woman, identifies White / Caucasian
Soap opera star; dramatic; prefers to be the center of attention; romantic and vicious.
WOMAN (external understudy)
Early 20s - 30s, Syrian woman; speaks Arabic, identifies Middle Eastern / Arab
In a refugee camp; excited to help; paranoid and confused; Not the playwright, as it turns out.
INTERPRETER (external understudy)
Open age, ethnicity and gender; speaks Arabic
Works at an international NGO (non-governmental organization) and is the interpreter for Woman.