Auditions for KKT'S JUNE IS THE FIRST FALL by Yilong Liu


WHAT:  Auditions for June is the First Fall by Yilong Liu

WHERE: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant Street

WHEN  2-5pm Saturday Sept. 8, 2018; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Sunday Sept. 9, 2018

INFO: 808-536-4222, and

Open auditions will be held to cast the world premiere production of Yilong Liu's  drama June is the First Fall.  The show will be directed by Lurana Donnels O’Malley and runs Nov. 8 - Dec. 9, 2018.

Don, a Chinese American, is gay and closeted in Honolulu; the revelation of his sexual identity leads to family tragedy and his escape to NYC.  When Don returns home to Hawai’i, he finds his sister engaged to his first love.  June is the First Fall is a queer and moving slice of life with interweaving scenes in Hawai’i and NYC, spanning time from the 1840s to the present.

Director O’Malley is looking for 6 actors to play the following roles, and auditions are open to actors of all ethnicities.

AFONG MOY/YU QIN    Historical figure from the 1840s, the first Chinese woman in America/Don’s mother, late 30s

DON: Chinese American male, mid 20s

MATEO: Italian American male, mid 30s

JANE: Chinese American female, late 20s

SCOTT: Caucasian male, born and raised in Hawaii, late 20s

DAVID: Chinese American male, late 40s


Audition Information:

Printed scripts are available for loan with a $10 cash deposit at the Kumu Kahua Theatre office weekdays between 11am and 3pm. Please call 808-536-4222 before coming to the theatre.  Electronic scripts for all 48th Season KumuKahua productions can be found here.  Auditions will consist of readings from the script.

For further information, call the Kumu Kahua Theatre office at 536-4222, or email

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