Costa Mesa Playhouse Presents Arthur Miller's The Crucible
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The last date listed for Arthur Miller's The Crucible was Sunday May 6, 2012 / 2:00pm.
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George and Lennie are an unlikely pair of friends leaning on each other as they wander across the… More
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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 great skill that really made you get sucked into the story. You can easily...continued
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.