Important information regarding the crucible Show Dates: May 6, 7, 8, 10
These are uncertain times, however, the Granger Theatre Department plans on producing "The Crucible" in May. The plan is to perform the play in the courtyard at Granger High School. An outdoor venue will allow for better safety procedures for cast, crew, and audience members.
The Crucible cast List
Thank you to all who auditioned. You are so loved. Please read the directions on the cast list carefully. This is going to be an amazing show!
Reverend Parris: mid 40s. A widower with little understanding of children. Before entering the ministry, Parris was a merchant in Barbados, and his ministry still bears signs of his business background. Betty Parris: Parris’s young daughter, whose illness sparks the action of the play. Tituba: F, 40s. Parris’s servant, brought back from Barbados. Abigail Williams: late teens, an orphan, living with Rev. Parris, who is her uncle. Older than Betty, and able to influence the other girls. Susanna Walcott: teenager, younger than Abigail, and easily led by her, Susanna is a nervous girl. She works for the local doctor, Dr Briggs. Ann Putnam: married to Thomas Putnam, an influential family in Salem. But of eight children born to her, only one daughter has survived, and she is jealous of Rebecca’s large family. Thomas Putnam: the eldest son of the richest man in the village, and with a high opinion of his own intellect. Married to Ann. Mercy Lewis: Miller describes her as “merciless”. She is the Putnam’s servant. Late teens. Mary Warren: late teens. The Proctor’s servant. Naïve and subservient, she is easily swayed by Abigail. John Proctor: a hard working farmer in his thirties. Well respected in Salem and not easily influenced by others. Rebecca Nurse: early 70s. Held in very high regard in the village, Rebecca is gentle and kind. She has eleven children and twenty six grandchildren! Giles Corey: a farmer in his early eighties, and going deaf, Giles is nevertheless a determined protector of his rights and property; to which end he has been in court six times during the year. Reverend John Hale: nearly 40; he is confident in his abilities as a specialist in ascertaining witchcraft, which he has studied in detail. Elizabeth Proctor: wife of John, she is “not wholly well”, perhaps since the birth of their third child. Francis Nurse: Husband of Rebecca, whom he tries to protect when she is accused of witchcraft. Ezekiel Cheever: Ezekiel is employed as a court official. John Willard: is also employed by the court, but he is uncomfortable about some of the things he is expected to do. Judge Hathorne: a lawyer from Boston, who is employed as the prosecutor. Deputy Governor Danforth: confident and determined that the law must be upheld, even at the risk of obscuring the truth. Sarah Good: a poor, confused beggar who is accused of witchcraft. Hopkins: a messenger.