We had a large and enthusiastic group at our play reading last Friday. Thanks to everyone who came out. We read a new play — a comedy that is still in progress, and a great time was had by all. If you are interested in joining us for future readings, sign up to receive our email newsletter (link is in the footer of all of the pages of this website).
Raj Ray of Yatraa is looking for scripts for a potential production at the Bay Area Bengali Theater Festival in Feb 2012. He’s looking for a one act, 45-60 minutes, max cast size 4-5, preferably a serious drama with the subject matter being South Asian or diaspora related. You can email him at raj.ray at gmail dot com.
You can now keep up with Shunya events on your social media service of choice! We now have a LinkedIn page and a Twitter account in addition to our Facebook page.
Shunya Actor Shyam Pillai will be acting in Wordsmyth Theater‘s staged reading of An Uncommon Language. The reading is free, and is located at Main Street Theater Chelsea Market, 4617 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, TX 77006, tomorrow, Monday Nov 14 at 7 PM.
Shunya’s co-Artistic Director, Sara Kumar, will be acting in a production of “The Jeweler’s Shop” by Karol Wojtyla (the name of John Paul II before he became Pope). The production is at Obsidian Art Space November 4, 5 and 6.
Details here, and tickets sold online here.
Shona Strauser of Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, Alaska sends this casting call. The actor can be older than 17, but must look young:
Perseverance Theatre seeks actors to audition for the mainstage role of Suresh in Rajiv Joseph’s Animals Out of Paper.
Suresh is a 17-year-old East Indian student, raised in the U.S. He’s sensitive, intelligent, artistic and confident. He’s into hip hop and origami.
For a copy of the script or to schedule an audition, please contact Shona Strauser at (907)364-2421 ext. 232, or shona at perseverancetheatre dot org
The Prophet and the Poet closes today! We will have tickets on sale at the door if you haven’t already purchased. (Online ticket sales are closed now).