How It's Gon' Be by JuCoby Johnson

How It's Gon' Be

by JuCoby Johnson

directed by H. Adam Harris

presented by Underdog Theatre

With adulthood looming in the distance, Jahaan and his friends enjoy the last precious moments of Summer vacation. When Jahaan’s father returns after a year away, the world stops spinning for a moment and lines are drawn in the sand. A poetic exploration of missed connections and feelings too great to speak aloud.

Audition Date: December 15th, 1-5pm

Audition Location: Huge Theater | 3037 Lyndale Ave S. | Minneapolis, MN 55408

Character Breakdowns: 

Lady (16) Black female. Confident and wise beyond her years. Quick-witted and ready to tackle any conversation. Practices radical honesty. 

Rashad (16) Black male. The loudest one in the room. Feels everything deeply. Hides his sensitivity with masculinity. 

Terry (16) Black male. Quiet and observant. Loves his friends more than anything. In his silence is everything. 

(The characters are teenagers, but the performers playing them will be young adults.)

The listed characters are what needs to be cast. Other roles in the play have been cast.

Rehearsals: Tuesdays through Fridays from 6-10pm | Saturdays from 1-5pm

First Rehearsal - April 23rd 

Tech Rehearsal - May 20th to May 22nd

Preview Performance - Thursday, May 23rd

Performances: May 24th to June 9th in 2019 at Mixed Blood Theatre

Opening Night - Friday, May 24th

Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm | Sundays at 2pm

Industry Night - June 3rd at 7:30pm

Characters playing these roles will be compensated Non-AEA stipends for this work which will be dispersed through the process.

Email [email protected] with your headshot and resume. Audition sides and further information will be sent to you within 48 hours of your submission.

Thank you so much for your interest in the production! Underdog Theatre is a new company who creates art for the underserved, underrepresented, and unheard.

Contact information

Underdog Theatre
Kory L. Pullam
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Saturday, December 15
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