Truly an American classic, Arthur Miller's taut
drama about the relentless Puritan purge of what was perceived as witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts in
1692 is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of contemporary society.
The Crucible won the Tony Award for best play in 1953
and was first produced when the country was struggling with
the worst excesses of McCarthyism in the years following
World War II. Once again, in our time, Miller's
powerfully-drawn characters and their struggle with
oppression remind us that the war for freedom of conscience
"A play of granite and fire." -- The
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
MOREHEAD THEATRE GUILD
The play’s large cast has roles for 10 men (characters'
ages 30 and up), 5 women (characters' ages 30 and up), 4
older girls (characters' ages 15-18), and one young girl
(character's age 8-10).
March 15 (Thursday) and 16 (Friday)
6:00 to 8:30 p.m.
and March 17 (Saturday)
2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
at First Baptist Church, 123 East Main
The audition format consists of
cold readings from the script. Rehearsals for the show
will begin in mid-May, and production dates are July 6, 7,
8 & 13, 14, 15. For more information, contact the director,
J. D. Reeder, at 606-784-5669 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.