Perseverance Theatre seeks actors to audition for “A Raisin in the Sun”

Perseverance Theatre is currently seeking actors to audition for the 2011-2012 mainstage production of the award-winning play “A Raisin in the Sun.”


The character breakdown is as follows: Walter Lee Younger, African-American man, age range 33-35; Ruth Younger, African-American woman, age range 30-32; Beneatha Younger, African-American Woman, age range 18-22; Travis Younger, African-American young man, age range 10-12, Bobo, African-American man, age range 35-60; George Murchison, African-American man, age range 18-22; Joseph Asagai, African man, age range: 20-24

Perseverance is also seeking 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.

To schedule an audition, or for more information, contact Shona Strauser at 364-2421 extension 232, or


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