THE CRUCIBLE - Hunger Theatre Company Auditions

Posted: February 6, 2019

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THE CRUCIBLE - NYC OPEN Auditions by Appointment
Hunger Theatre Company

AUDITION DATES
Tue, Feb 19, 2019
9:00 am (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

Wed, Feb 20, 2019
9:00 am (EST)
Lunch 1 to 2

APPOINTMENTS
Email HungerTheatre@gmail.com for appointments. Actors may submit for multiple roles. Please include union status and interested roles in the subject line.

CONTRACT
Showcase-NY $300 total stipend for Equity, $100 total stipend for non-Equity

SEEKING
Equity and non-Equity actors. See breakdown.

PREPARATION
Sides will be emailed with appointment time

LOCATION
Shetler Studios
244 W 54th St
12th Fl
New York, NY 10019-5515

OTHER DATES
First Rehearsal March 28th, Opening May 2nd, Closing May 18, Total of 12 performances

OTHER
An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of audition.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.

BREAKDOWN
John Proctor - (30s to 40s) A farmer with a quiet confidence and an unexpressed, hidden force. Has a sharp and biting way with hypocrites.
Elizabeth Proctor - (30s to 40s) A woman with strong moral and religious principles. Honest and virtuous but often cold, she is unsure of her husband’s love and inwardly doubts her own worthiness.
Reverend Hale - (late 20s to mid 40s) A tight-skinned, eager-eyed intellectual. Called to Salem to ascertain witchcraft, he has the pride of the specialist whose unique knowledge has at last been publicly called for.
Reverend Parris - (30s to 40s) A widower, Parris is Salem village’s third preacher in seven years. He is insecure of his position in the parish, a suspicious and fearful man.
Deputy-Governor Danforth - (40s to 60s) A grave man, of some humor and sophistication that does not, however, interfere with an exact loyalty to his position and his cause.
Tituba - (20s to 50) Reverend Parris’ slave, sometimes dances and “conjures” with the girls in the forest. The first to be accused of witchcraft due to her vulnerable position.
Abigail Williams (UNDERSTUDY ONLY) - (18+ to play younger) A strikingly beautiful girl, an orphan, with an endless capacity for dissembling.
Mary Warren - (18+ to play younger) A subservient, naive, lonely girl.
Mercy Lewis - (18-late 20s) The Putnams’ servant, a sly, merciless girl.
Betty Parris - (18+ to play younger) Reverend Parris’ daughter, ten years old.
Ann Putnam - (30s to 50s) A twisted soul and death-ridden woman, haunted by dreams.
Thomas Putnam - (30s to 50s) A well-to-do, hard-handed and avaricious landowner.
Rebecca Nurse - (50 to 70s) A charitable and devoutly religious woman. Gentleness exudes from her.
Judge Hathorne - (30s to 60s) A bitter, remorseless Salem judge.
Francis Nurse - (30s to 50s) A wealthy farmer and landowner, well-respected by the other villagers.
Ezekiel Cheever - (30s to 40s) A tailor, appointed court clerk. A friend to some of the accused and initially uneasy about his role, but continues to serve the court throughout the proceedings.
John Willard - (30s to 40s) The court marshal, an occasional drunkard.


Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.


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