Nov 08, 2015 · From left to right: John Herrera (Deputy Governor Danforth), Kayleigh Hahn (Young Girl), Jay Ben Markson (Ezekiel Cheever), Megan King (Mercy Lewis), Lauryn Hobbs (Susanna Walcott), Katie O. Solomon (Abigail Williams), and Elise Pakiela (Betty Parris). Photo Credit: Roger Mastroianni
Danforth arrogantly waves off the request of postponement made by Hale and Parris. He thinks that the act of postponement of the hangings will raise the issue of his credibility as a judge. Danforth’s pride of his status as a judge denies him from giving it a thought that his actions can lead to the death of innocent lives.