Theatre Production: “The Crucible”

Friday, November 1
Saturday, November 2
Sunday, November 3
7:30 PM Friday and Saturday
2:00 PM Sunday
Tedford Stage, Scales Fine Arts Center

The Wake Forest University Theater Department presents The Crucible by Arthur Miller.

This searing play is set in Salem Massachusetts in 1692 during the infamous Salem Witch Trials. Arthur Miller wrote The Crucible to intentionally resonate with the Red Scare and McCarthy hearings and of course it does so brilliantly. But the resonance doesn’t end there. How often have we heard the words “witch hunt”? How many examples of mass hysteria scroll past our news feeds? How do we respond to standing up for one’s beliefs when the belief may be a lie and the lie destroys lives? The Crucible is a powerfully entertaining drama that resonates just as deeply now as it did in the 1950s.

Tickets will go on sale October 17, and are $15 for adults, $12 for senior citizens, and $7 for students. For reservations or more information, please call the Theatre & Dance Box Office at 336-758-5295 or visit http://theatre.wfu.edu/performance/box-office.

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