Venue Details

101 Star Starred
Costa Mesa Playhouse
at Rea Elementary School 661 Hamilton Street Costa Mesa, CA 92627
949-650-5269
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Terry Freedlander
Lots of available parking
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Terry Freedlander
Small snack bar available
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robbiereddy
Informal
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robbiereddy
Tons of parking
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robbiereddy
Coffee, water and snacks available for purchase
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robbiereddy
Make sure you block out 3 hours+ to see this!
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44 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 28 2012

I found it profoundly incredible as to how all the actors could remember ALL those lines. Well done.

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21 reviews
45 stars
attended Apr 20 2012

Great little venue (75 seats) and very powerful performance. I was entertained for the entire 3 hour play.

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 21 2012

I absolutely loved the performance. The cast was extremely professional and knew exactly what they were doing. They knew how the story should be presented and did so with... continued

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Website

http://www.CostaMesaPlayhouse.org

Description

A revolutionary work of theatre by one of the world’s greatest playwrights, The Crucible dramatizes the 17th-century Salem witch trials, and was written in 1953 as an angry allegory to the anti-Communist hysteria of the time. Miller himself was questioned by the House Un-American Activities Committee, found guilty of communist beliefs and convicted of “contempt of Congress” for refusing to identify others. The Crucible is a central work in the canon of American theater. Its themes continue to resonate in today’s political climate.

About the Ticket Supplier: Costa Mesa Playhouse

The Costa Mesa Playhouse is a 73-seat, not-for-profit, Community Theater that has been serving greater Orange County for over 40 years. The Playhouse is dedicated to presenting affordable, quality, live theater in a comfortable and intimate setting, and to offering the talented actors, singers, dancers, and stage craftspeople of Orange County a welcoming environment in which to practice their craft. With a season running from September through June and five productions per season, the Playhouse offers a diverse array of plays and musicals to our theatergoing public.