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The Crucible

The Crucible by Arthur Miller, directed by Sharon Andrews.

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” tossed around recently? How many examples of whipped up 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 1950’s.

Showtimes: 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 1,2 & 7-9; 2 p.m. on Nov. 3 & 10.

Sunday, November 10 at 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Scales Fine Arts Center, Tedford Stage
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Event Type

Arts & Entertainment, Theatre, Next Week at Wake, Wake For Life, Arts and Humanities

Departments

Academics, Theatre and Dance, Administrative, University Theatre

Target Audience

Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Parents/Guests, Staff, Students, First-Year Undergraduate Students, Prospective Students

Tags

artfeature

Website

http://theatre.wfu.edu

Cost

$15 adults, $12 senior citizens, $7 students

Hashtag

##CrucibleWFU

Contact name

WFU Theatre & Dance Box Office

Contact email

WFUTheatreTix@wfu.edu

Contact phone number

3367585295

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