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The Crucible at First Stage

Dates

2/19/2021 - 3/7/2021

Theatre

First Stage


325 W. Walnut St.
Milwaukee,WI 53212
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Tickets Info

Tickets start at $15.
Phone: 414-267-2900


The Crucible in Milwaukee, WI


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Inspired by the McCarthy hearings of the 1950s, THE CRUCIBLE takes us back to a fictionalized account of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials. A tale of lies, revenge, and mass hysteria as the citizens of Salem turn against each other as gossip becomes fact, lies become truth, and innocence becomes guilt. Performance runtime is approximately two hours and 30 minutes, including an intermission. Suggested for families and young people ages 13+Performed by our award-winning Young Company, these Performance Projects are actor-driven presentations using elemental production values. By stripping down to a nearly bare stage. the connection of actor to audience is enhanced, and the words of the play come alive in exciting ways. Moreover, this production will be in the format of a radio drama, further encouraging the audience to employ the power of their imaginations as they experience Miller's thrilling language

Ages: Age 13-Adult


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Photo Flash: First Stage Young Company Presents THE CRUCIBLE ArticlePhoto Flash: First Stage Young Company Presents THE CRUCIBLE
February 17, 2021

Next up in First Stage's Through Our Lens 2021 Virtual Season of Plays will be Arthur Miller's powerful and timely drama THE CRUCIBLE. Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award and inspired by the McCarthy hearings of the 1950s, the play takes audiences back to a fictionalized account of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials that took place during the years 1692 and 1693. It is a tale of lies, revenge and mass hysteria as the citizens of Salem turn against each other as gossip becomes fact, lies become truth and innocence becomes guilt. Miller explores how public hysteria combined with fear can destroy people's lives.

Milwaukee's First Stage Streams THE CRUCIBLE ArticleMilwaukee's First Stage Streams THE CRUCIBLE
February 03, 2021

Next up in First Stage's Through Our Lens 2021 Virtual Season of Plays will be Arthur Miller's powerful and timely drama THE CRUCIBLE. Winner of both the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award and inspired by the McCarthy hearings of the 1950s, the play takes audiences back to a fictionalized account of the Salem, Massachusetts witch trials that took place during the years 1692 and 1693.

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Sheffield Theatres Announces New Season To Complete Programming For 2019 ArticleSheffield Theatres Announces New Season To Complete Programming For 2019
March 22, 2019

As his production of Richard Hawley and Chris Bush's Standing at the Sky's Edge opens in the Crucible, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, announces programming for 2019.

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Shakespeare's Globe Announces Summer Season 2019 ArticleShakespeare's Globe Announces Summer Season 2019
January 09, 2019

Shakespeare's Globe is delighted to announce the Summer Season 2019. Celebrating and interrogating our 'sceptred isle' through Shakespeare's history plays, a year-long journey begins with Richard II, opening 22 February in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse, continuing into the Globe Theatre this summer with Henry IV Parts 1 and 2, and Henry V. The season also includes A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Ben Jonson's Bartholomew Fair, and the return of 2018's As You Like It. Robin Hood tales will form the core of the Read Not Dead series this year, and festivals throughout the summer include Women & Power and Poland is Hamlet. This year's Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank production will be Romeo and Juliet, opening on 28 February, with 20,000 free tickets available to state secondary schools. The Shakespeare's Globe Touring Ensemble will once again present a trio of plays for the audience to choose from: The Comedy of Errors, Pericles, and Twelfth Night.

Rose Theatre Kingston Announce Fay Lomas As Winner Of The Inaugural Peter Hall Emerging Artist Fellowship ArticleRose Theatre Kingston Announce Fay Lomas As Winner Of The Inaugural Peter Hall Emerging Artist Fellowship
January 07, 2019

Rose Theatre Kingston today announce Fay Lomas as the winner of the inaugural Peter Hall Emerging Artist Fellowship (PHEAF), an award introduced to commemorate the legacy of Sir Peter Hall, founding Artistic Director of the theatre.

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