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Auditions – 12 Angry Men

Sunday, February 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - Monday, February 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

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Director Mark Holbrook is seeking men and women ranging in age from 18 to 70 to fill 15 acting roles for the Palace Production of the Emmy-award winning classic drama “12 Angry Men.”

Those interested in auditioning may come either Sunday, February 17, 2019 from 2pm to 4pm or Monday, February 18, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm. Auditions will take place in the May Pavilion. Potential actors should arrive in comfortable clothing and be prepared for cold readings.

Character descriptions:

  • Foreman: A small, petty person who is impressed with the authority of the position and acts formally. Not overly bright, but dogged.
  • Juror Two: A meek, hesitant person who finds it difficult to maintain any opinions of his/her own. Easily swayed and usually adopts the opinion of the last person who to speak.
  • Juror Three: A very strong, forceful, extremely opinionated man within whom can be detected a streak of sadism. Humorless and intolerant of opinions of others and accustomed to forcing his wishes and views upon others.
  • Juror Four: A man/women of wealth and position, and a practices speaker who presents himself well at all times. Juror four’s only concern is with the facts of the case.
  • Juror Five: A naïve, very frightened young man/women who takes the obligation of being a juror seriously but finds it difficult to speak up when his/her elders have the floor.
  • Juror Six: An honest, dull-witted person who comes upon decisions slowly and carefully.
  • Juror Seven: A loud, flashy, glad-handing salesman type who has more important things to do than sit on a jury.
  • Juror Eight: A quiet, thoughtful, gentle person who sees all sides of every question and constantly seeks the truth.
  • Juror Nine: A mild, gentle old man, long since defeated by life and now merely waiting to die.
  • Juror Ten: An angry, bitter man – a man who antagonizes almost on site. He is also a bigot who places no values on any human life save his own.
  • Juror Eleven: A refugee from Europe. Speaks with an accent and is ashamed, humble, almost subservient to the people around him.
  • Juror Twelve: A slick, bright advertising professional who thinks of human beings in terms of percentages, graphs, and polls, and has no real understanding of people.
  • Guard: A small part, but integral to the action of the play.
  • Voices: Judge, courtroom clerk

Jurors three, eight, and ten are male parts, all other may be female.

Performance dates for “12 Angry Men” are Thursday, April 4th, Friday, April 5th, and Saturday, April 6th in the May Pavilion. Tickets for the dinner and show are $40 and  available for purchase at the Palace Theatre box office (740) 383-2101. A $1 fee will be added to each ticket purchased by a NON-MEMBER. Ticketing fees will be waived only for current 2018-2019 PCAA Members.


Sunday, February 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Monday, February 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
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