By order of the Fort Atkinson Community Theatre you are hereby summoned to
appear for auditions at 10 am, on Saturday, July 23rd at the FAHS Auditorium.
CASE: 12 Angry Jurors
LOCATION: Fort Atkinson High School Auditorium
DATE: Saturday, July 23 rd
TIME: 10 am-3 pm
Show dates are September 23rd, 24th, and 25th
You will be asked to read from the script. Please familiarize yourself with reading
selections, which are available for viewing at www.fortfact.org
Men and women are welcome to audition. Must be 16 years of age or older.
If you are unable to appear for auditions, please contact
Katie Gundlach by phone: (920) 650-4298 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Memorization of lines is not required for auditions.
12 Angry Jurors: Character Descriptions
Foreman: Responsible for keeping the jury organized. Takes himself quite
Juror 2: Shy at first, then comfortably participates in conversation.
Juror 3: Must be male. Passionately prejudiced against the defendant,
presumably because of his poor relationship with his son. Frequently shouting.
Juror 4: Fact-driven and to the point. Serious and logical.
Juror 5: Grew up in the slums and therefore has some insight into the case.
Juror 6: Happy to be out of work for the day. Painter. Sticks up for Juror 9.
Juror 7: Desperate to get to a baseball game and wants to get through the
discussion as fast as possible. Switches vote as soon as the majority changes.
Juror 8: Votes “not guilty” in the first vote and is met with much opposition.
Argues for the defendant throughout, wants to discuss the evidence in detail.
Calm and collected throughout, a thoughtful, quiet person. Handles switchblade.
Juror 9: Must be of retirement age. Admires Juror 8’s passion and quickly jumps
to defendant’s defense.
Juror 10: Bigoted, racist, and a fervent attacker of the defendant. Calls the
defendant “one of them”. Frequently shouting.
Juror 11: Immigrant watchmaker. Highly patriotic, and speaks highly of the
American justice system and the jury’s duty. Requires some sort of foreign
Juror 12: Constantly distracted from case. Flashy salesman who works for a
Bailiff: Provides evidence pieces to the jurors during their discussion. Small role.
Judge: Speaks to jury at top of show. Monologue will be prerecorded and the
Judge will not be required during rehearsal process or at performances."