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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/6- THE CRUCIBLE

Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history!

Today in 1964, The Crucible opened at the Belasco Theatre, where it ran for 16 performances. The Crucible is a 1952 play by the American playwright Arthur Miller. It is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Province of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 and 1693. It was first performed at the Martin Beck Theater on Broadway on January 22, 1953. The production won the 1953 "Best Play" Tony Award. It is a central work in the canon of American drama.

In celebration of this day, we bring you scenes from the 1996 film. Click below to check it out!

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/6- THE CRUCIBLE
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