al-halqa (is that how it's pronounced)
by University of Texas Theatre & Dance

Mar. 01 (2016)

al-halqa (is that how it's pronounced)
--a workshop production--

Written by Drew Paryzer
Directed by Sam Provenzano
Set/Costume Design by Kelsey Vidic
Lighting Design by Alex Hanna

Two American brothers journey to a far-away land for a weekend escape. 
Maybe they’ve come to bridge the gulf of mistruths that is widening between them. 
Maybe they’ve come to pretend everything's okay.
But this is not their country, not their tradition – and this tale is not theirs to tell. 
A play about tourism and honesty that melds travelogue with Moroccan folk tales.

-1 (M) – Late twenties, older brother
-2 (M) – Mid-twenties, younger brother
-Zohra (F) – Early twenties, Middle Eastern/North African
-Jinn (M) – Plays a variety of roles (twenties/thirties), Middle Eastern/North African

Rehearsal/Performance Timeline:
-Two weeks of exploration/rewrite-driven rehearsals beginning Monday 3/21 (2-3 rehearsals/wk)
-Three weeks of rehearsals-in-earnest beginning Monday 4/4 (3-4 rehearsals/wk)
-Tech week beginning Monday 4/25
-Three performances – Friday 4/29 (evening) and Sunday 5/1 (matinee + evening)

Audition Information:
-Tuesday 3/1 from 6-9 pm (Winship Drama Bldg, University of Texas,room TBA)
-Callbacks on Wednesday 3/2 from 8-9pm
-Sign up for audition slots here: 
-(PS: if you can’t make the audition times, please let us know and we’ll try to work something out!)

-Will be posted soon! Stay tuned!