Fahrenheit 451

By Ray Bradbury

DIRECTED BY: Meredith jones

Fahrenheit 451 is the temperature at which paper ignites. With simple sets and uncomplicated staging, this powerful drama is about the inner struggle of Guy Montag, a fireman. Montag has worked as a civil servant for ten years burning books, but lately he has become increasingly unsure about what he is doing and about his vegetable-like existence. It is not until he meets 16-year-old Clarisse, who is filled with strange ideas, that he is led into a dangerous and highly combustible situation. Now he must choose between continuing his nonexistent existence and risking everything for the right to think.

Recommended for: Ages 16+ due to adult situations and violence. There is also moderate, infrequent language.

Dates: March 2-17, 2018
Location: Belfry Playhouse
Tickets go on sale: January 21, 2018 (Want tickets early? Become a member today!)


Audition and Casting Information:

Submissions open: November 5, 2017

Audition Dates: December 5/7     7-9pm
December 9       12-4pm
Callbacks:       December 12        7-10pm

For audition details visit our Auditions Page

Please note, some roles may be cast from our Season Auditions, held on August 5, 2017. Season Auditions are open to all, and information is available on our Auditions page.


The roles of Montag and Beatty are paid. All other roles are unpaid.

Montag- A fireman
Black/Tolkein- A fireman and a book person
Holden/Wilde- A Fireman and a book person
Beatty?Dostoevski- Fire Chief and a book person
Clarisse- a young girl
First Paramedic/Rostand- A medic and a book person
Second Paramedic/Tolstoy- A medic and a book person
Mildred/Carroll/Bronte- Montag’s wife and two book people
Mrs.Hudson/Aristotle- an old woman and a book person
Faber/Stevenson- Clarisse’s grandfather and a book person
Alice/Plato- The Montag’s neighbor and a book person
Helen/Melville- Mildred’s friend and a book person
St.Exuperey- a young book person

Creative Team

Producer: Chitra Sampath
Director: Meredith Jones+
Assistant Director: Scott Piehler
Stage Manager: Ed Thompson+
Assistant Stage Manager: Jordan Hermitt
Set Design: Meredith Jones
Costume Design: Andrea Hermitt
Lighting/Projection Design: Michael Parker, Becca Parker* & Cal Jones
Sound Design:
Sound Technician: Kat Davridge+
Run Crew: Dawn Davridge+
Program/Publicity: Meredith Jones
House Manager:
Box Office Manager: Daniel O’Brien
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