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Audition Call: Rody Vera’s Plays for Artist Playground on June 26

Audition Call: Rody Vera’s Plays for Artist Playground on June 26

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Calling all actors!

Artist Playground is conducting auditions for the two forthcoming productions of award-winning playwright Rody Vera – Happiness is a Pearl and Fly Me To The Moon.

Artist Playground Auditions

Audition Details

Date: June 26, Monday 2 pm – 8 pm
Venue: The Little Room Upstairs, 1701 Landsdale Tower, Mother
Ignacia cor. Timog Ave., QC

Things to Prepare

* A short monologue
* A movement piece, please prepare your music in a USB Flashdrive
* You will be asked to read the script in the audition.

Casting Brief

Happiness is a Pearl – What can you do for love?

Mari – Female, Japanese looking 25-35 years old
Kenji – Japanese Hosto, toned body age 21-30 years old
(with or without theater experience )
Maria – A Pinay Japayuki, age 21-30

Fly Me To The Moon – What love could do to you ?

Karayuki – A Japanese Prosti age 25-30
Herby – Okamasan, Transgender with Fair Skin, on her 20’s
Captain – An older Japanese looking guy, on his 30’s
Ibrahim – 25 -35 Middle-Eastern looking


“Happiness is a Pearl” revolves around three characters —Kenji, a male courtesan; Maria, a poor Pinay Japayuki; and Mari, a wife who falls in love with Kenji.
Before becoming a prostitute in a club in Kabukicho, Tokyo, Mari was married to a wealthy businessman. But Mari’s billionaire husband soon leaves her when she becomes attached to a male gigolo named Kenji, who has a pearl stitched under the skin of his penis. However, Kenji sets his eyes on a poverty-stricken Filipina entertainer named Maria. Intertwined by fate and struggles, how will Kenji, Maria, and Mari find the true meaning of love and happiness ?

“Fly Me To The Moon”
Herbie embarks on a journey to Japan to help her family make ends meet. Using her charm, she boards on a ship full of flesh-hungry sea crew, and finds comfort in Jo, a karayuki-san who longs for her one true love Ibrahim. On the ship, the two draw parallels between their lives as they unfold their own stories. Soon, Herbie and Jo part ways to follow their own pavement, but still keep a piece of each other’s heart.

For further inquiries, please call or text Kimberley Somoza 0975-9193179.

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