Scripting Aloud opens our 2018-2019 reading season with a staged reading Monday, November 19 of MISS HONG KONG, an original Canadian feature-length screenplay written by Scott Button, from a story by Scott Button and Agnes Tong.
Both local creators in attendance. Reader casting on the day from 5:30 pm (arrive early/on time!). Script reading from 6:30 pm. $2 Membership* at the door, cash only (good through the 2018-2019 season).
Cross-cultural scripts and writers — for our cross-cultural community, and a borderless audience. If this is your reality (or you want it to be), this event is for you!
*Scripting Aloud is a registered BC non-profit, producing script development and live staged reading events for 19+ attendees (same idea as film festival society membership fees)
DOORS/CASTING: 5:30 pm
READING/Q&A: 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
VENUE: BC Artscape, Suite 308 (3rd Flr), 268 Keefer Street, Vancouver (between Main and Gore, where Hon’s Chinatown used to be). Elevator access to 3rd floor from street entrance/lobby on Keefer. Street parking and parkades adjacent. (Note: The Impark Parkade in the building closes at 7 pm and after that your vehicle will be locked in for the night.)
ACTORS: Reader casting starts from 5:30 pm, performers please arrive for then and bring headshot/resume (reclaim at end of event) if you’d like to be considered.
SCRIPT ON THE TABLE:
FEATURE — MISS HONG KONG (full, 97 p): written by SCOTT BUTTON, story by SCOTT BUTTON & AGNES TONG
LOGLINE/SYNOPSIS/BREAKDOWN: Full breakdown on the day, prelim below –
LEAD: 1 Role (Female) Chinese[HK] Cdn, late 20s – 30s
SUPPORTING LEAD: 2 Roles (1 Female, 1 Male) 1 Female Chinese[HK] Cdn 30s / 1 Male Open Ethnicity late 20s – 30s
SUPPORTING: 3 Roles (3 Female) 1 Female Caucasian late 20s – 30s / 1 Female Any Asian early-mid 20s / 1 Female Open Ethnicity 20s – 30s
LARGE PRINCIPAL: 2 Roles (2 Male) 1 Male Open Ethnicity 30s – early40s / 1 Male Chinese Cdn 40s – 50s
PRINCIPAL: 9 Roles (5 Female/4 Male, East Asian [some Chinese Mandarin dialogue]/Caucasian/Open Ethnicity, age range 20s – 60s)
ACTOR: 9+ Roles (At least 5 Female/at least 4 Male, Japanese/Open Ethnicity, age range 20s – 60s)
And if you’ve been “here” before: You know what this is, you know what to do! After a decade hiatus (something-something Life Happened), Scripting Aloud — Vancouver’s “reading diversity” public staged script development platform — returns. Our regular season runs fall through spring annually.