Project Details
Project Title
Looking for Jews actors/actresses to play this Thursday!
Casting Agent/Contact
Sophie Popova
Project Type
Theatre
Union Status
Non-Union
Shoot Dates
04.19.2018
Shoot Location
LACC Cinema & TV department
Description/Notes
Thank you for your interest in my project!
I'm a cinema student looking for the actors to perform a screenplay. This screenplay has to be performed on the stage in Los Angeles City College in Film Directing class. This story is about how important is what our parents say to us. How we pay attention to parents life and their words. About parents impact to our lives. This story was based on Bible and Koran.

SYNOPSIS: Abraham left his son Ishmael in the dearest when he was a child. After 20 years Abraham came back to visit his son and remind him who's the head of the house. Ishmael isn't at home but Abraham finds out that he has a wife, 5 kids and their marriage is not so sweet because of Ishmael's daddy issues. After a little conversation wife tells that she lied and Ishmael's at home. She went to call her husband, at the same time, Abraham takes off all his clothes and lays down in the kitchen. Ishmael who hasn't seen his dad for 20 years now sees him passed out naked on the floor. Ishmael starts laughing but his dad asks him to stop.
They transferred to a desert where Abraham wants to abandon his son with the wife. Ishmael feels ashamed because of his laughing in the kitchen.
They transferred back to the house where Abraham gives a note to his son and leaves. Ishmael unseals the note which says that he has to find a new wife. Ishmael follows the advice.

RIBAH (female / middle eastern / 18 - 30)
Description: Ribah is Ishmael's housewife. She's not very happy about this marriage because her husband isn't strong enough and they have money problems. Ribah complains a lot. She lies to Abraham that Ishmael isn't at home because she's trying to protect her husband from the insecure world.
Wardrobe: white, beige robe.

ISHMAEL (male / Jewish / 18 - 30)
Description: Ishmael is Abraham's first son who was abandoned in the desert with his mom. But this fact doesn't make him wanna hate his father. This fact made him being in the grate necessity of him. He needs his advice, his point of view. He needs to know what to do next. Moreover, he feels ashamed when he's not listening to his father.
Wardrobe: modern Jewish suite.

ABRAHAM (male / Jewish / 40 - 60)
Description: Abraham is the founding father and he has a special relationship between the Jewish people and God. Abraham left his son and wife in the desert 20 years ago. Now he came back to remind the son who's the head of the house. He tries to turn everything to be not innocent. Moreover, he makes his son apologies. Abraham uses God to manipulate his son. He usually tells the son what to do.
Wardrobe: modern Jewish suite.

If you are interested in being a part of my project, please fill this form https://goo.gl/forms/DzyHTU8NcxEm5oEv2
This is a project for my grade but I respect what you're doing for me and will pay you a small compensation $10 and provide video of the performance + this is a directing class, so, maybe other students will be interested in working with you.
Thank you.
Project posted 1 week ago
Available Roles
  • ABRAHAM - Male / Lead / Middle Eastern / 40-60

    Abraham is the founding father and he has a special relationship between the Jewish people and God. Abraham left his son and wife in the desert 20 years ago. Now he came back to remind the son who's the head of the house. He tries to turn everything to be not innocent. Moreover, he makes his son apologies. Abraham uses God to manipulate his son. He usually tells the son what to do.
    Type
    Lead
    Union
    Non-Union
    Paying?
    Yes - 10
    Spot/Episode
    Role Gender
    Male
    Age Range
    40-60
    Ethnic Appearance
    Middle Eastern
    Role Description
    Abraham is the founding father and he has a special relationship between the Jewish people and God. Abraham left his son and wife in the desert 20 years ago. Now he came back to remind the son who's the head of the house. He tries to turn everything to be not innocent. Moreover, he makes his son apologies. Abraham uses God to manipulate his son. He usually tells the son what to do.
    Nudity?
    No
    Sexual Situations?
    No: No
    Wardrobe
    Modern Jewish suite.
    Accepts Video Submissions?
  • ISHMAEL - Male / Lead / Middle Eastern / 18-30

    Ishmael is Abraham's first son who was abandoned in the desert with his mom. But this fact doesn't make him wanna hate his father. This fact made him being in the grate necessity of him. He needs his advice, his point of view. He needs to know what to do next. Moreover, he feels ashamed when he's not listening to his father.
    Type
    Lead
    Union
    Non-Union
    Paying?
    Yes - 10
    Spot/Episode
    Role Gender
    Male
    Age Range
    18-30
    Ethnic Appearance
    Middle Eastern
    Role Description
    Ishmael is Abraham's first son who was abandoned in the desert with his mom. But this fact doesn't make him wanna hate his father. This fact made him being in the grate necessity of him. He needs his advice, his point of view. He needs to know what to do next. Moreover, he feels ashamed when he's not listening to his father.
    Nudity?
    No
    Sexual Situations?
    No: No
    Wardrobe
    Modern Jewish suite.
    Accepts Video Submissions?
  • RIBAH - Female / Lead / Middle Eastern / 18-30

    Ribah is Ishmael's housewife. She's not very happy about this marriage because her husband isn't strong enough and they have money problems. Ribah complains a lot. She lies to Abraham that Ishmael isn't at home because she's trying to protect her husband from the insecure world.
    Type
    Lead
    Union
    Non-Union
    Paying?
    Yes - 10
    Spot/Episode
    Role Gender
    Female
    Age Range
    18-30
    Ethnic Appearance
    Middle Eastern
    Role Description
    Ribah is Ishmael's housewife. She's not very happy about this marriage because her husband isn't strong enough and they have money problems. Ribah complains a lot. She lies to Abraham that Ishmael isn't at home because she's trying to protect her husband from the insecure world.
    Nudity?
    No
    Sexual Situations?
    No: No
    Wardrobe
    White, beige robe.
    Accepts Video Submissions?
How do I audition?
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