Audition for June is the First Fall by Yilong Liu

Yun Theatre

About the project and the company

Yun Theatre, in collaboration with Theatre Off Jackson, announces a casting call for “June is the First Fall,” written by Yilong Liu. This poignant play centers on Don, a gay Chinese man, who returns home to Hawaii to rediscover missing memories of himself and his family that he moved away from. His week-long stay opens wounds with his father and sister that never healed, aggravating Don’s struggle to find love and belonging in his life.



  • Rehearsal Schedule: Late May-July 
  • Tech Times: July 1(load in) thru 9
  • Dress Rehearsal/Preview: July 10
  • Performance dates: July 11-14, 18-21, 25-27
  • Strike: July 28
  • Deadline: February 28 (extended from 2/25)
  • Callback: March 3
  • Location: Theatre Off Jackson
  • Compensation: $300

About Yun Theatre

Yun Theatre is a bicultural, experimental theatre company that challenges traditional norms and confronts social and political issues affecting marginalized communities. Our productions reflect the intersection of Chinese and American ideologies and aim to spark dialogue and contribute to positive change and social justice.

Audition requirements

Audition Materials: One-minute contemporary monologue over video. If invited to callback, Read selected sides.

Character breakdown / Project needs
Mid- 20s- Early 30s, White, Jane’s boyfriend. A local Caucasian (haole) in Hawaii. Supportive and warm. Requires intimacy with Jane and Don.
Late 20s- Early 30s, Second Gen Chinese American, daughter. Emotionally mature, patient, and is the glue keeping the family together. Requires intimacy with Scott.
Mid-Late 20s, Second Gen Chinese American, son. A complex character dealing with identity, familial expectations, and personal trauma. Struggles with his past and the loss of his mother. Requires intimacy with Scott.
40-50s, First Gen Chinese American, born in Hawaii, father. Restaurant owner. A father figure grappling with the cultural and personal transitions of moving to Hawaii and raising a family amidst personal loss.
Yu Qin
30-40s, Chinese Immigrant, mother. Must be able to speak Chinese/Chinglish. Appears as a memory/ghost, indicating a playful yet nurturing motherly figure deeply connected to her culture and family.
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Audition location

Seattle WA

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300 300

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