The Elephant Man

By Bernard Pomerance

Directed by Joshua Larkin​
June 12th-20th
Auditions: April 28th and 29th, 2020
WARNING: This production contains brief nudity and adult content.


The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick, who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A horribly deformed young man – victim of rare skin and bone diseases – he becomes the star freak attraction in traveling sideshows. Found abandoned and helpless, he is admitted to London’s prestigious Whitechapel Hospital. Under the care of celebrated young physician Frederick Treves, Merrick is introduced to London society and slowly evolves from an object of pity to an urbane and witty favorite of the aristocracy and literati, only to be denied his ultimate dream – to become a man like any other.


John Merrick - TBA

Frederick Treves/Belgian Policeman - TBA

Carr Gomm/Conductor - TBA

Ross/Bishop Walsham How/Snork - TBA

Pinhead Manager/London Policeman/Will/Earl/Lord John - TBA

Pinhead/Miss Sandwich/Countess/Princess Alexandria - TBA

Mrs. Kendal/Pinhead - TBA

Orderly - TBA


Director - Joshua Larkin

Stage Manager - Sloan Kyler

Set Designer - Linda Alexander-Radak

Costume Designer - TBD

Sound Designer - Hazen Tobar

Lighting Designer - TBA

"The Elephant Man" is produced by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

324 Cleveland Ave NW, Canton, OH 44702 / (234) 410-3475

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