Context


The Last Days of Judas Iscariot boasts twenty-three characters. It is a good script for either a large cast or medium-sized cast with actors doubling as multiple characters. The playwright does not specify a specific way in which the director must divide the parts. The original production assigned the roles as followed:

  • Actor 1: Satan
  • Actor 2: Gloria, Mother Theresa
  • Actor 3: Judge Littlefield, Caiaphas the Elder, Saint Matthew
  • Actor 4: Loretta, Mary Magdalene, Sister Glenna
  • Actor 5: Pontius Pilate, Uncle Pino
  • Actor 6: Bailiff, Simon the Zealot
  • Actor 7: Sigmund Freud, Saint Thomas, Soldier 1

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