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Casting Call: PLEASURETOWN (Podcast) Seeking Chinese Actress

Hi folks! My name is Ray, and I'm a staff writer and casting associate for the award-winning podcast PleasureTown (, and we're searching for the cast of season 4! Below is the description for the character of LI-FEN.

Mid/late 30s, Chinese American. She came to PleasureTown to find a place where she and her mixed race family (African American husband and step-son and a white adopted daughter) can live in peace. She speaks several languages, including English, Cantonese, and Spanish, and is a skilled translator. Her current daily routine consists of being a housewife, but she’s in search of some way to effect a change in the world. Eloquent, diplomatic, concerned, insecure, clever.

We'll be recording the season in November or December depending on the actors' schedules, and you will only need to come into our studio at WBEZ for a couple of days. We are offering a fixed $50 stipend. Let me know if you have any questions!

Project Type:  Other Status:  Non-Union Salary:  $50.00/day Ethnicity:  Asian
Sex:  Female Age:  36 - 40 Role:  Casting Director City:  Chicago

Interested actors can email me at [email protected] for the two audition sides, which are one page each. Once you get the sides, please record your audition on a cell phone or in a studio and email me the file. Thanks!

Project Details

Project Title:  PleasureTown Season 4
Short Synopsis:  PleasureTown is an audio drama on the WBEZ podcast network. The show explores the history of a turn-of-the-century Oklahoma town that set out to be an oasis for artists, outlaws and outcasts. Founders Claudius ‘Claude’ LeDue and Cyrus G. Hobbes envisioned a hedonistic utopia that allowed people to chase after their own happiness without judgement or shame. But, as is often the case, the pursuit of pleasure comes at a price.
Producer:  Keith Ecker & Erin Kahoa
Director:  Keith Ecker & Erin Kahoa
Casting Director:  Ray Goldberg
Company:  PleasureTown
Deadline: EXPIRED (1018 days ago)

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