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The Landing Theatre Company

seeking Middle Eastern actors, for a reading of THE SEED BECOMES

MIDDLE EASTERN ACTORS. The Landing is seeking Middle Eastern actors, for a reading of THE SEED BECOMES, a new play by Mik C. Moats.

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS:

ISHTAR: 70-80 year old woman from the fertile crescent area. Has seen the world at its worst and is prepared for that scenario. She has full memory of the lost loved ones that she carried with her for decades. Sturdy.

AYA: A nine-year old girl (looking for an adult actor who can play young) who is trying her best to survive. She is always seeking truth. Others see her as an innocent or casualty, but she sees herself as a child with time to grow. Curious.

NINHURSAG: 20-29 woman, from the fertile crescent area. She sees herself as the first innovator in her tribe and is more headstrong than her mother or brother know what to do with. Unwavering.

LILITH: 40-50, from the fertile crescent area. She is full of wonder, but cautious. Extremely rules oriented. Follower.

MARDUK: 60-70 year old man, from the fertile crescent area. He is a patient man who is full of fear about what he saw with the raiders. Survivor’s guilt.

Tribe: Various ages and genders. Echoes of the other characters, and the heartbeat of the play.

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