The Company

The Company presents for its January production Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” Directed by Ed Bancroft

Wednesday 27th to Saturday 30th January 2010

Witch Trial

The little crazy children are jangling the keys of the kingdom and common vengeance writes the law!" - John Proctor, Act 2

Characters in "The Crucible"

John Proctor
A local farmer who lives just outside town; Elizabeth Proctor's husband.
Abigail Williams
Reverend Parris's niece.
Reverend John Hale
A minister reputed to be an expert on witchcraft
Elizabeth Proctor
John Proctor's wife.
Rebecca Nurse
Francis Nurse's wife.
Francis Nurse
A wealthy, influential man in Salem.
Judge Danforth
The deputy governor of Massachusetts and the presiding judge at the witch trials
Giles Corey
An elderly but feisty farmer in Salem, famous for his tendency to file lawsuits.
Thomas Putnam
A wealthy, influential citizen of Salem, Putnam holds a grudge against Francis Nurse for preventing Putnam's brother-in-law from being elected to the office of minister
Ann Putnam
Thomas Putnam's wife. Ann Putnam has given birth to eight children, but only Ruth Putnam survived
Ruth Putnam
The Putnams' lone surviving child out of eight
Tituba
Reverend Parris's servant
Mary Warren
The servant in Thomas Putman's household and a member of Abigail's group of girls
Betty Parris
Reverend Parris's daughter.
Martha Corey
Giles Corey's third wife.
Ezekiel Cheever
A man from Salem who acts as clerk of the court during the witch trials.
Judge Hathorne
A judge who presides, along with Danforth, over the witch trials.
Herrick
The marshal of Salem.
Mercy Lewis
One of the girls in Abigail's group
Sarah Good
a down and out who lives in Salem

Photo from flickr user romulusnr