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Open Auditions for "The Crucible"-Orlando, FL - Casting ID # 1597341
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Orlando, FL Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 07-08-19
Audition Date 09-06-19 Submission deadline 09-05-19
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Arthur Miller’s masterpiece centers around a farmer, his wife and a young servant girl, all three of which are dangerously intertwined in a story of deceit, jealousy and hostility. How far can a young girl’s word go in the court of law? Winner of the 1953 Tony Awards for Best Play, this exciting drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of out contemporary society. parable of out contemporary

Role # 1 Reverend Parris
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The minister of Salem. A former merchant, obsessed with his reputation, frequently complains that the village does not pay him enough earning him a great deal of scorn. When the trials begin, he is appointed as a prosecutor and helps convict the majority of those accused of witchcraft.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 2 Betty Parris
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The ten-year-old daughter of Samuel Parris and one of the primary accusers.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 3 Tituba
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The Parris family slave. Using her knowledge of herbs and magic, she has been secretly helping Abigail and her friends make love potions.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 4 Abigail Williams
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The main antagonist of the play. Abigail previously worked as a maid for Elizabeth Proctor. After Elizabeth suspected Abigail of having an illicit relationship with John Proctor, Williams was fired and disgraced. Using her status as Parris’s niece to her advantage, she accuses countless citizens of witchcraft, becoming one of the most powerful people in Salem. Eventually, she flees Salem with her uncle’s fortune rather than face the consequences of her actions.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 5 Susanna Walcott
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A servant girl and part of Abigail’s inner circle.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 6 Ann Putman
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A rich and well-connected member of Salem’s elite. She has one daughter, Ruth, but has lost seven other children to illness. Believing witches to be responsible, she eagerly sides with Abigail.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 7 Thomas Putman
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One of the richest men in Salem. He is greedy and conniving, using the accusations as cover to purchase land seized from convicted witches.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 8 Mercy Lewis
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Another primary accuser.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 9 Mary Warren
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The Proctor family’s servant. She initially helps John, but later turns on him to save herself.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 10 John Proctor
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The play’s protagonist and husband of Elizabeth Proctor. A local farmer known for his independence and temper, which often gets him into trouble with the authorities.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 11 Rebecca Nurse
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An elderly, respected member of the community, sentenced to death on charges of witchcraft.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 12 Giles Corey
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A close friend of Proctor’s. He becomes convinced that the trials are being used to steal land from the guilty and presents evidence to prove his claim. When the court demands to know where he obtained it, he refuses to cooperate and is sentenced to be pressed to death.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 13 Rev. John Hale
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A young minister known for his knowledge of witchcraft.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 14 Elizabeth Proctor
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John’s wife. She is also accused of witchcraft, but is spared the death penalty due to being pregnant.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 15 Francis Nurse
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Husband of Rebecca; a sweet, elderly man.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 16 Ezekiel Cheever
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The clerk of Salem’s General Court.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 17 Marshal Herrick
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Herrick is the town marshal of Salem, and leads the effort to find and arrest those accused of witchcraft.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 18 Judge Hathorne
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One of the two judges presiding over the court.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 19 Deputy Gov. Danforth
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The chief judge of the court. He views the proceedings as an opportunity to cement his power and influence, eagerly convicting anyone brought before him. His refusal to suspend the trials even as they tear Salem apart makes him, according to Miller, the true villain of the play.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -

Role # 20 Sarah Good
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A mentally unstable homeless lady whom Abigail accuses of witchcraft.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60
Ethnicity: Any -