Auditions for Afflicted: Daughters of Salem at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Aug 15-20

Auditions for Afflicted: Daughters of Salem at Laurel Mill Playhouse, Aug 15-20

Auditions for Afflicted: Daughters of Salem
Directed by Daniel Johnston
Assistant Directed by Lori Bruun
Produced by Maureen Rogers

Thursday, August 15th, 7:00pm-9:00pm
Saturday, August 17th, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Tuesday, August 20th, 7:00pm-9:00pm

Location: Greenbelt Arts Center

In 1691 Puritan New England, fear and superstition were rampant. Singing, dancing and amusement of any kind was forbidden. The devil was everywhere. Five girls coming of age in
Salem Village, desperate for release of their thoughts and feelings, find an ally in Tituba, a slave who longs for freedom. Deep in the woods the girls make a pact and build a sisterhood. Then alliances are formed, promises made and broken, power taken.

Daughters of Salem tells the story of the Salem girls—Abigail Williams, the leader, Ann Putnam, Mercy Lewis, Mary Warren and Betty Parris, and the events that led up to the infamous Salem witch trials. This origin story examines how these teenage girls became accusers and caused 20 people to be put to death for witching.

Auditions will include lightly prepared readings from sides and some movement. Please were clothes you can move in. LMP is all volunteer community theater. No appointment necessary. Bring a head shot/photo and be prepared to list all conflicts from August 26th-November 10th. Show Dates: October 18th-November 10th. Shows are Friday & Saturday @ 8pm and Sundays (11/03, 11/10) at 2pm. All Roles are open. Any questions Email: or call Maureen Rogers at 301-452-2557.

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