Hollywood Actor Hal Scardino Joins Cast Of SALTONSTALL'S TRIAL
Actor/producer Hal Scardino has joined the cast of "Saltonstall's Trial" in the role of Reverend Rowland Cotton. Scardino has an extensive list of Hollywood credits including "The Indian in the Cupboard", "Searching for Bobby Fischer", and playing opposite Leonardo DiCaprio in "Marvin's Room". He was the assistant director for "All the President's Men?" in London's West End. He is Co-founder of the Open Art Foundation and Co-producer of the film "We Are Not Princesses" that premiered in New York City last year.
"Hal is a fantastic addition to our cast," said Myriam Cyr, artistic director. "A talented actor, Hal also brings his great vision of storytelling to our production."
"Saltonstall's Trial" is an original play from PUNCTUATE4 Productions that tells a little-known tale of Judge Nathaniel Saltonstall's role in the infamous Salem witch trial. Once in Salem, Saltonstall questions the legitimacy of the proceedings. Suddenly, he is forced to choose between integrity and self-preservation. The truth will put his loved ones at risk and himself on trial.
The full-stage production of "Saltonstall Trials: The Salem witch trial's untold story" will have only 10 performances October 17, 18, 19, 25, 26 and 27 at 7:30 p.m. and October 19, 20, 26, and 27 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets start at $19.50. The historic Larcom Theatre, in Beverly's central arts district just a short walk from the train station, is a lovingly restored 560-seat venue built in 1912. Known for its spectacular acoustics, the Larcom boasts many original elegant features that add to the overall entertainment experience. Tickets are available at www.punctuate4.org.