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Kid Performers Needed for "The Crucible" Show

North East, MD, United States
ID: 570898Exp: 7/16/2024

Searching for kids ages 10 and up for "The Crucible" Show. Please see the details below. ONLY LOCAL TALENT WILL BE ACCEPTED. About the project: Enter the fiery world of Salem, Massachusetts, where fear and hysteria grip the community in Arthur Miller's timeless masterpiece, 'The Crucible.' Set against the backdrop of the infamous witch trials, this gripping drama unfolds as accusations of witchcraft tear apart the fabric of society. When young girls are caught dancing in the woods, a frenzy of suspicion and paranoia ignites, threatening to consume all in its path. As personal vendettas and hidden desires come to light, the town is plunged into chaos, forcing its inhabitants to confront their deepest fears and darkest secrets. With themes of justice, morality, and the destructive power of lies, 'The Crucible' remains a haunting allegory for our own times. Experience the tension and turmoil of one of history's most chilling chapters in this electrifying production that will leave you spellbound." Rate: This production is non-paid/non-union. Additional info: Callbacks will be held on Monday, July 22nd from 6 pm to 9:45 pm, Callback notifications will be sent out by Friday, July 19th at 5 pm. Audition Preparation: Please prepare a classical dramatic monologue that is between 3 to 5 minutes. Rehearsals/Performances: Rehearsal will begin in late July/early August. Rehearsals will be based on both performer and production staff availability, so please submit all known conflicts at the time of auditions. Traditionally rehearses between 2 to 4 times a week. Tech week will be held Sunday, October 13th through Thursday, October 17th, no conflicts will be accepted for these tech dates. ​Please note: Cecil College will be closed August 30th at 5 pm through September 3rd at 8 am for the Labor Day Holiday Break. ​Performances will begin on Friday, October 18th with performances on October 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, and 27th. Friday and Saturday night performances take place at 8 pm and Sunday matinees take place at 2 pm. There is the possibility of a school matinee on Friday, October 25th at 10 am. If interested, please apply.

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6 roles

Abigail WilliamsFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Reverend Parris' niece, Abigail was once the servant for the Proctor household, but was fired by Elizabeth Proctor after she discovered that Abigail was having an affair with her husband, John. Abigail is smart, wily, vengeful, manipulative, vindictive, and a magnificent liar. Abigail will be part of the prologue, dancing in the forest with Tituba & the other girls.

Mary WarrenFemale16-18 y.o.All ethnicities

The new servant in the Proctor household and a member of Abigail's group of girls. She is a timid girl, easily influenced by those around her, who tries, unsuccessfully, to expose the hoax of witchcraft. She is a weak girl who gets in way over her head with what's going on around her.

Ruth PutnamFemale13-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Ruth is 15 years old, the lone surviving child of the Putnams. Like Betty Parris, Ruth falls into a strange stupor after Reverend Parris catches her and the other girls dancing in the woods at night.

Betty ParrisFemale10-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Reverend Parris' 10 year old daughter, Betty also falls into a strange stupor after being caught dancing in the woods with Tituba and the other girls. Her illness, and that of Ruth Putnam fuel the first rumors of witchcraft.

Mercy LewisFemale15-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Mercy is servant to the Putnams. One of the girls in Abigail's group, she joins in condemning various villagers as witches. Mercy will be part of the prologue, dancing in the forest with Tituba and the other girls.

Susanna WalcottFemale15-18 y.o.All ethnicities

Susanna is 15 years old, another one of the girls in Abigail's group. Susanna will be part of the prologue, dancing in the forest with Tituba & the other girls.