Actor Natalie Gavin discusses playing the role of Mary Warren in Arthur Miller's The Crucible

The Crucible

Arthur Miller
The Old Vic
Directed by Yaël Farber

Natalie Gavin played Mary Warren in The Old Vic's production of The Crucible.

Here, Natalie talks to Digital Theatre Plus about how she prepares each night for such an intense performance and how reaching a state of flow enables a richer, more honest performance.

Production duration: 31 min 30 sec

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Cast & creative team

Characters

  • John Proctor
    Richard Armitage
  • Thomas Putnam
    Harry Attwell
  • Abigail Williams
    Samantha Colley
  • Betty Parris
    Marama Corlett
  • Deputy Governor Danforth
    Jack Ellis
  • Rebecca Nurse
    Ann Firbank
  • Giles Corey
    William Gaunt
  • Mary Warren
    Natalie Gavin
  • Judge Hathorne
    Christopher Godwin
  • Voice of Martha Corey
    Catherine Hammond
  • Ensemble
    Hannah Hutch
  • Ensemble
    Lauren Lyle
  • Elizabeth Proctor
    Anna Madeley
  • Sarah Good
    Paddy Navin
  • Tituba
    Sarah Niles
  • Marshall Herrick
    Tom Peters
  • Francis Nurse
    Neil Salvage
  • Ann Putnam
    Rebecca Saire
  • Reverend John Hale
    Adrian Schiller
  • Reverend Parris
    Michael Thomas
  • Ezekiel Cheever
    Alan Vicary
  • Susannah Walcott
    Daisy Waterstone
  • Hopkins
    Matt Weyland
  • Mercy Lewis
    Zara White

Team

  • Arthur Miller
    Writer
  • Yaël Farber
    Director
  • Soutra Gilmour
  • Tim Lutkin
    Lighting
  • Richard Hammarton
    Music and Sound
  • Imogen Knight
    Movement
  • Camilla Evans
    Casting
  • Maggie Lunn
    Casting