Mon May 13, 2019 @ 10:30 am

The Crucible

Field Trip

$10

Grades 7-12
Curriculum Connections: Drama, Reading, History, Current events


Arthur Miller’s searing drama set during the 1692 Salem witch trials was inspired by the McCarthy era. A piercing look at what can happen when truth is bent to political convenience, The Crucible is a powerful story for our time.

Background

No one is safe as a reign of terror rips through 1692 Salem. Led by Abigail Williams, a group of girls who claim to have seen the Devil hurl out charges of witchcraft, sending those who won’t confess to the noose. When the accusing finger points to his wife, John Proctor is forced to confront his past and determine his future.

Arthur Miller’s searing drama, inspired by the McCarthy era, comes to vivid new life in the National Players’ bare-knuckle staging. A piercing look at what can happen when truth is bent to political convenience, The Crucible is a powerful story for our time.

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