"The Crucible" Stage Play Casting Men/Women
Auditions for outdoor September play "The Crucible". Looking for cast. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE CONSIDERED. Please see the breakdown below. About the project: Synopsis: Salem, Massachusetts, 1692. In an attempt to cover their own dabbling in the occult, a group of girls led by Abigail Williams, make accusations of witchcraft against other people in town. The girls' accusations cause a court to be formed to investigate the alleged crimes. Additional info: Audition Requirements: Please provide a resume, a headshot if you have one, and any known conflicts for July - mid September. Directors are not requiring actors to prepare a monologue, but will be asking everyone auditioning to read sides from the script. * All actors are required the week of tech beginning 9/11. Show Dates: 9/15, 9/16, 9/22, & 9/23 at 7 pm. 9/17 & 9/24 at 2 pm. Doors will open 30 minutes prior to curtain. Covid-19 Response: company is no longer requiring proof of vaccination but this is subject to change for future productions at their discretion. If you are interested, please apply.
A local farmer who lives outside of town and is married to Elizabeth Proctor. Has an affair with Abigail Williams. Stern, harsh-tongued, and hates hypocrisy. Worries about his good name being ruined.
Reverend Parris’s niece. Has an affair with John Proctor. Abigail is smart, wily, a good liar, and vindictive when crossed.
A young minister reputed to be an expert on witchcraft and a committed Christian. He is called in to Salem to examine Parris’s daughter Betty. Later tries to save the lives of the accused.
John Proctor’s wife. She is supremely virtuous. Accused of witchcraft.
The minister of Salem’s church. He is a paranoid and power-hungry figure that worries about building his position in the town.
Francis Nurse’s wife. She is a wise, sensible, and upright woman, held in tremendous regard by most of the Salem community.
A wealthy, influential man in Salem. Nurse is well respected by most people in Salem.
The deputy governor of Massachusetts and the presiding judge at the witch trials. Honest and scrupu-lous, at least in his own mind, Danforth is convinced that he is doing right in rooting out witchcraft.
An elderly but feisty farmer in Salem, famous for his tendency to file lawsuits.
A wealthy, influential citizen of Salem, Putnam holds a grudge against Francis Nurse.
Thomas Putnam’s wife. She has given birth to eight children, but only Ruth survived. The other seven died and Ann is convinced that they were murdered by supernatural means.
The Putnams only remaining child. She falls into a strange stupor after she is caught dancing in the woods.
Reverend Parris’ slave. She agrees to perform voodoo at Abigail’s request.
The servant in the Proctor household and a member of Abigail’s group of girls.