The Beaverton Civic Theatre
Doreen Lundberg, casting dir.
Casting Arthur Miller's drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in Old Salem. This 1953 Tony Award-winning play is both a historical drama and a parable of contemporary society.
Rehearsal and Production Dates & Locations
Production runs Sept. 27-Oct. 13 at The Beaverton Civic Theatre, located in the Beaverton Public Library, Beaverton, OR.
Seeking Talent Select a role below for more information and submission instructions.
John Proctor (Lead):
Male, 35-46, Caucasian
a local farmer who lives just outside town, Elizabeth Proctor’s husband. A stern, harsh-tongued man who hates hypocrisy.
Abigail Williams (Lead):
Female, 18-25, Caucasian
Reverend Parris’s niece, a young woman who is smart and reasonably attractive, yet a clever liar who is vindictive when crossed. Once the se...
Rev. John Hale (Supporting):
Male, 26-36, Caucasian
a young minister reputed to be an expert on witchcraft who is called in to Salem to examine Parris’s daughter, Betty. His arrival sets the h...
Elizabeth Proctor (Lead):
Female, 35-45, Caucasian
a supremely virtuous woman whose nature is more cold and stern than warm and loving. She wastes no time in firing Abigail when it's discover...
Rev. Parris (Lead):
Male, 40-64, Caucasian
the paranoid, power-hungry, yet oddly self-pitying minister of Salem’s church. He is disliked by many of the townsfolk, especially John Pro...
Rebecca Nurse (Supporting):
Female, 30-45, Caucasian
the wise, sensible, and upstanding wife of Francis Nurse. She is held in tremendous regard by most of the Salem community.
Francis Nurse (Supporting):
Male, 40-60, Caucasian
a wealthy, influential man in Salem. Nurse is well respected by most people in Salem, but is an arch enemy of Thomas Putnam and his wife.
Judge Danforth (Supporting):
Male, 50-65, Caucasian
the deputy governor of Massachusetts and the presiding judge at the witch trials, who as an honest and scrupulous man, is convinced in his o...
Giles Corey (Supporting):
Male, 55-65, Caucasian
an elderly but feisty farmer in Salem, famous for his tendency to file lawsuits. His wife, Martha, is accused of witchcraft, and he himself...
Thomas Putnam (Supporting):
Male, 45-62, Caucasian
a wealthy, influential citizen of Salem who holds a grudge against Francis Nurse for preventing Putnam’s brother-in-law from being elected t...
Ann Putnam (Supporting):
Female, 38-43, Caucasian
Thomas Putnam’s wife, a kindly yet meek woman who has given birth to eight children but all but one died before they were a day old. She is ...
Ruth Putnam (Supporting):
Female, 14-16, Caucasian
the Putnams’ only surviving child who, like Betty Parris, falls into a strange stupor after Rev. Parris catches her and the other girls danc...
Female, 24-39, African Descent, African American
Rev. Parris’s black slave from Barbados who agrees to perform voodoo at Abigail’s request.
Mary Warren (Supporting):
Female, 18-29, Caucasian
a 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.
Betty Parris (Supporting):
Female, 10-11, Caucasian
Rev. Parris’s ten-year-old daughter who falls into a strange stupor after she and the other girls are caught dancing in the forest with Titu...
Martha Corey (Supporting):
Female, 39-52, Caucasian
Giles Corey’s third wife whose reading habits lead to her arrest and conviction for witchcraft.
Ezekiel Cheever (Supporting):
Male, 25-43, Caucasian
a mild-mannered, upstanding man from Salem who acts as clerk of the court during the witch trials and is determined to do his duty to see th...
Judge Hathorn (Supporting):
Male, 49-64, Caucasian
a judge who presides over the witch trials, along with Danforth.
Male, 35-53, Caucasian
the marshal of Salem.
Mercy Lewis (Supporting):
Female, 18-25, Caucasian
another young girl in Abigail’s group.
Seeking submissions from: Beaverton, OR
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