‘4 Daughters Minus One, 2000 A.D.’

Expires: 2024/07/31
Paying up to $100.00 - $500.00 flat rate
Description

Casting “4 Daughters Minus 1, 2000 A.D.,” a play that takes place in a beautiful Detroit theater in the 21st century as the world celebrates the writings inspired by Father Yahweh. Synopsis: Four of his royal daughters (Ruth, Queen Bathsheba, Elizabeth, and the Woman at the Well) along with Elijah were invited to share insights about some of his most celebrated work and explain why the literature has lasted for ages. This event is one that members of the royal family have been waiting for, an evening when the world acknowledges the impact of their father’s contributions as he is inducted into the 21st Century Literary Hall of Fame. Everything is perfect until an uninvited daughter named Jezebel shows up. The Biblical comedic drama brings unexpected twists and turns.

11 Project roles
Father Yahweh
Male
50
-
70
y.o.
All Ethnicities
Fatherly figure who must display traits of patience, anger, kindness, love and humor while maintaining order in the midst of attending a ceremony in honor of him while not allowing the public to see the chaos brewing between his daughters. Appears in all three ACTS. Authoritative voice is mainly heard in ACT II.
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Queen Jezebel
Female
25
-
65
y.o.
All Ethnicities
800-900 B.C queen, woman of wealth, 40s with dark eyebrows, black hair whose face shows traces of youthful beauty. Educated, powerful, revengeful, warrior spirit and devoted to her husband, the king. She brings the chaos and aims to reveal skeletons in the closet of the other daughters. Yet, she brings the audience to her side by showing a little humor and vulnerability. Appears in all three ACTS.
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Master of Ceremony
Male
21
-
50
y.o.
All Ethnicities
Debonair, sophisticated with comedic attributes and a touch of explosive anger ignited in attempting to manage members of the royal family who are not accustomed to 21st century award ceremony protocols during a live event. Appears in ACT I only. Will also serve as an understudy.
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Ruth
Female
21
-
40
y.o.
All Ethnicities
1100 B.C. woman who provided for her mother-in-law after becoming a young widow with no means of support in the midst of a famine where she finds herself working in strangers’ fields until she is given a second chance in life to marry a man of great means. Appears in all three ACTS.
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Queen Bathsheba
Female
30
-
65
y.o.
All Ethnicities
A beautiful queen involved in a love triangle between 1st and 2nd husband. Chosen to be the wife of King David after witnessing her sunbathing on rooftop. Her son is known as the wisest king on earth. Bathsheba's husband and son is adored by Father Yahweh yet despised by others. Appears in ACTS I and III.
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Woman at the Well
Female
40
-
60
y.o.
All Ethnicities
Feisty Samaritan woman with a somewhat questionable background married five times and despised by town women. One encounter changed her behavior and now she is accepted into the royal family. Free-spirited, heart of gold with a quiet boldness. Appears in all three ACTS.
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Woman Server
Female
18
-
60
y.o.
All Ethnicities
Woman Server brings and removes speeches during award ceremony during ACT I with a few line. Serves as a background actor in ACT II while serving the royal family. Has the final closing line in ACT III.
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Elizabeth
Female
50
-
70
y.o.
All Ethnicities
Elizabeth has one of the longest speeches in ACT I as she pays tribute to Father Yahweh while explaining his relationship with his son and providing audience members viewing from around the world the history of the literature being celebrated. She is also the mother of a son murdered. She appears in all three ACTS.
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Jesus
Male
25
-
40
y.o.
All Ethnicities
Jesus appears in one act and serves as a mediator to bring order to the ceremony caused by Jezebel. The actor will also serve as an understudy for another role.
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Singer
Female, Male
18+
The singer appears in one act and will sing the theme song: "Will You Choose" (visit Instagram page to hear song). Will also serve as understudy.
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Elijah
Male
25
-
65
y.o.
900 B.C. Old prophet, light hearted, man of esteem, able to unite family members. This role spans from serious speech in tribute to King David to physical comedy in response to the unexpected appearance of Jezebel in the midst of the ceremony. Appears in ACT I and II.
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