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Multiple Actors Needed for a Production of 'The Crucible' by Arthur Miller

Multiple Actors Needed for a Production of 'The Crucible' by Arthur Miller

New South Wales, Australia
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Point Break Drama Theatre company presents The Crucible by Arthur Miller in March 2022. The Crucible is a 1953 play by American playwright Arthur Miller. It is a dramatized and partially fictionalized story of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692–93.

The play will be directed by Point Break Drama Co-Founder Paul Winchester & resident director Blair Cutting. A tale of revenge, redemption, personal growth, hatred, love, slavery and moral salvation.

The play will be performed in early March at The Star Of The Sea Theatre, Manly.

Note: Do not apply if you are looking for audition experience.

A valid Working with Children Check required by all adult performers.

Go to website and read all information before applying. Please email audition requests.

The owner of this listing has agreed to abide by local 'working with children' regulations. All minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Audition / Rehearsal / Production dates

Regular rehearsals start December 16th on Thursday evenings ( 6.30pm - 10pm ) and Saturday afternoons ( 2.30pm - 6.30pm) at Point Break Drama, Dee Why. ( Some all day rehearsals - go to website for all dates).

Performance Dates are 3rd, 4th, 5th, 10th, 11th & 12th March 2022

Job payment

Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity

Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.


Reverend Samuel Parris

Parris instigates the witchcraft panic when he finds his daughter and niece dancing in the woods with several other girls. Parris is continually beset with fears that others conspire against him. Knows the truth that Abigail is lying about the the witchcraft, but perpetuates the deception because it is in his own self -interest. 30 to 54 years old.

Male, aged 24 to 54

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Reverend John Hale

A scholar, Hale approaches the accusations precisely and intellectually, believing that he can define the supernatural in definitive terms. Despite his early enthusiasm for discerning the presence of the supernatural, soon grows disillusioned and defends Proctor when he challenges Abigail – does so out of guilt, fearing he’s responsible for the execution of innocent persons. Late 20’s to early 30’s.

Male, aged 24 to 41

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Giles Corey

An irascible and combative old resident of Salem, Corey is a frequent plaintiff in court, having brought dozens of lawsuits, and he stands with Proctor in challenging the girls’ accusations. 50 plus.

Male, aged 51 to 82

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Mary Warren

Servant in the Proctor household, Mary is one of the girls found dancing in the woods and is complicit in Abigail Williams’ schemes. Although weak and tentative, she challenges the Proctors when they forbid her to go to court. Eventually breaks down and testifies against Abigail until Abigail charges her with witchery. A pliable girl whose actions are easily determined by others. 15 to 18 years old.

Female, aged 15 to 19

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Tituba

Parris’ slave from Barbados. The first person accused of witchcraft – and likewise the first person to accuse others of witchery. 18 to 40 years old

Female, aged 18 to 50

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Thomas Putnam

One of the wealthiest landowners in Salem, holds longstanding grudges against many other citizens. Prepared to back accusations – particularly if they can work in his favour. 30 to 55 years old.

Male, aged 30 to 56

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Judge Hathorne

Judge who presides over the Salem witch trials, he remains largely subservient to Deputy Governor Danforth. Applies the same tortured reasoning to charges of witchcraft, but still occasionally attempts to talk sense to Danforth. 35 plus.

Male, aged 30 to 69

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Francis Nurse

Husband of Rebecca Nurse, and a well-respected wealthy landowner in Salem. Francis Nurse joins Giles Corey and John Proctor in their challenge against the court when their respective wives are charged with witchcraft. 50 plus.

Male, aged 40 to 75

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Betty Parris

Young teenager daughter of Reverend Parris, goes into hysterics when the charges of witchcraft first form, holding delusions that she can fly and exclaiming with horror when she hears the name of Jesus. 14 to 18 years old.

Female, aged 14 to 18

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Sarah Good

One of the first women charged with witchery by the girls, she is a homeless woman who confesses to witchcraft to save herself and continues the charade with Tituba, claiming that Satan will take her and Tituba to Barbados. Open age.

Female, aged 18 to 74

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Ezekiel Cheever

Ezekiel is a clerk of the court who serves the arrest warrants to the persons charged with witchcraft. 18 – 28.

Anyone, aged 18 to 61

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Mrs. Ann Putnam

The wife of Thomas Putnam, Ann suspects that there is some paranormal reason for the stillborn deaths of seven of her children and blames Rebecca Nurse. 30 -55

Female, aged 29 to 57

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Mercy Lewis

The Putnam’s servant – eighteen year – old girl whom Parris spied dancing in the woods with other girls.. Only too happy to throw others under the proverbial bus to save her own skin. She runs away with Abigail at the end of the play.18 to 24 years old.

Female, aged 16 to 24

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Susanna Walcott

Susanna is one of the girls whom Parris found dancing in the woods, and a confidant of Abigail. 15 to 18 years old.

Female, aged 15 to 18

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Willard / Marshal Herrick

Marshal is one of the local constables who guards the jail cells while nearly drunk. 18 to 30 years old.

Anyone, aged 16 to 33

Applications closed 3 December 2021.

Previous audition:
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Next audition:
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Listing created: 26 October 2021
Applications closed: 3 December 2021
Casting #1151333