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The Crucible - 1961 - Off-Broadway

Based on the play by Arthur Miller

Presented for the first time at Hartford Stage, Arthur Miller’s gripping drama of a community stirred into madness by superstition, paranoia and malice is a savage attack on the evils of mindless persecution and the terrifying power of false accusations. At first, the idea that Goodie Proctor is a witch is only an absurd rumor, but the accusations of mischievous girls gradually take possession of Salem, and good people of pious nature are condemning other good people to the gallows. Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play.

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New York City Center

(New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2021
The JOCUNDA FESTIVAL will present MY MOMMA THE SUPER ACTION HERO by Kenthedo Robinson and directed by Van Dirk Fisher, on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 8PM ET and 5PM PT on Zoom. A mother goes as far as putting her son's life in danger to inspire him. Can she save him? Can she be his Super Action Hero?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 5, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
Shakespeare Theatre Company's Artistic Director SIMON GODWIN announced the Company's 2021/22 Season in a virtual townhall meeting for season subscribers, donors, Board members, and STC staff. The Tony theatre will resume live performances in September with a season that will showcase 'vivacious stories, audaciously shared' explains Godwin.
by Nicole Rosky - May 26, 2021
Tobias Menzies (The Crown) and Tony winner Sophie Okonedo (Ratched) joined the cast of the star-studded second season of Modern Love. They appear in an episode directed by John Carney, who also serves as showrunner and executive producer. The episode and series recently completed filming in Dublin, Ireland.
by Stephi Wild - May 21, 2021
Saoirse Ronan will make her UK stage debut in The Tragedy of Macbeth, playing at the Almeida Theatre in London this Fall. Four-time Academy Award-nominated Ronan makes her UK stage debut as Lady Macbeth. She made her Broadway debut as Abigail Williams in The Crucible on Broadway in 2016.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021
This summer will be an entirely outdoor rep season in various locations across the Pitlochry campus. This twenty-two strong acting Ensemble will be performing in Pitlochry for different lengths of time throughout the summer, some for a week, some for two and others for many months.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2021
Everybody's Talking About Jamie, the much anticipated film adaptation of the award-winning West End hit musical, will launch exclusively on Prime Video on September 17, 2021 in over 240 countries and territories.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 19, 2021
Disturbios churned this haunting mood piece through all the galvanic dreaminess of their ‘60s surf-lounge echo box afforded to them at their legendary NY HED Studio (Elliott Smith, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Suicide’s Alan Vega, The Ronettes’ Ronnie Spector, etc).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2021
First Stage demonstrated resiliency and creativity during the 2020/21 season, the year everything changed and turned upside down. Like arts and cultural groups across the country, First Stage had to stop live in-person performances and look for new ways to engage audiences, students and families.
by Stephi Wild - May 12, 2021
Symphony Space will present a special conversation between Golden Globe, Emmy, and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Julianna Margulies and a longtime friend, the Tony Award-winning actor John Benjamin Hickey, on Thursday, May 20, at 7pm EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Laila Robins will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. Ms Robins replaces the previously announced Kate Burton, who withdrew due to a scheduling conflict.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced that Kate Burton will join the cast of the first public presentation of a new dramatization of Ben Jonson’s Sejanus, His Fall, adapted and directed by Nathan Winkelstein, Red Bull’s Associate Artistic Director. 
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2021
The St. Mary’s College of MD music department will present OUT OF THE CRUCIBLE: How Black Composers Combined Their Roots with the Classical Tradition, featuring African America pianist Jada Campbell. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 3, 2021
The House Theatre of Chicago today announced the appointment of its new Artistic Director, Lanise Antoine Shelley. Shelley is a multi-hyphenate Haitian artist, director, playwright, educator, visual artist and accomplished actress who has performed with some of the country's most prestigious companies.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2021
Tony Award-Winning Producer Adam Epstein and BroadwayWorld's Ben Rimalower will appear on On the Rocks Radio Show Tuesday, March 30th at 7pmPST/10pmEST with host TV/radio personality Alexander Rodriguez to chat theatre during COVID, careers, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2021
Scottish Ballet has announced the world premiere of two new dance films by company creatives Sophie Laplane and Nicholas Shoesmith, with the first being screened to celebrate International Dance Day on Thursday 29 April 2021.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 25, 2021
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream an advance look at tomorrow's hits in New Works Festival Online.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021
Keen Co Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced new guests for upcoming evenings of the FREE event, Keen After Hours: Heidi Armbruster & Paul Niebanck, who share the distinction of working on the most Keen productions, on April 5th, joining the previously announced Nick Blaemire tonight, March 22nd followed by Dan Domingues on March 29th.
by Neil Shurley - Jun 8, 2021
“I was looking for something that was less hard on one performer, but also wanted to spread the wealth and hire as many artists as we could for the final Warehouse In Your House production.”
by Stephi Wild - Jun 12, 2021
June marks the official start of Pride Month! This year, BroadwayWorld is celebrating pride with a series focused on some of our favorite LGBTQ-themed musicals, plays, characters, and songs!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 10, 2021
Drag sensation Shuga Cain, the beloved season 11 contestant of the Emmy Award-winning reality television series, “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” will be the Mistress of Ceremonies in Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021
Today, Tectonic Theater Project and Madison Wells Live announced casting for Seven Deadly Sins, the sexy and adventurous outdoor theatrical experience, coming to New York City’s Meatpacking District.
by BWW Staff - Jan 6, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Central Pennsylvania Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade!
by BWW Staff - Jan 13, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by BWW Staff - Jan 11, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by BWW Contests - Feb 9, 2021
Enter for your chance to win a spot in Pasadena Playhouse's ten-week seminar hosted by Tony Award-winning Broadway producer & professor Adam Epstein!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 5, 2021
Austin Shakespeare will continue its Bard and Bollywood series with an on-line acting workshop led by Tamil Periasamy on Saturday, Feb. 20, from 2 to 4 p.m. The cost for the program is $15 for participants and $10 for observers. Registration is available via email at info@austinshakespeare.org.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 5, 2021
2020 was a trying year for all of us, and pianist Yoko Miwa suffered more than her fair share of challenges. Like most musicians during this unprecedented pandemic, she suddenly found herself without the opportunity to perform. The recording of her new album was postponed and her trio's longtime home base, Les Zygomates Wine Bar & Bistro in Boston, closed its doors for good. Worst of all, her father passed away after a battle with Alzheimer's Disease.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 3, 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.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 3, 2021
The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of The Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Graduate Theatre Program's presentation of William Shakespeare's enchanting comedy classic A Midsummer Night's Dream.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2021
The Studios of Key West continues its innovative online conversation series, 'Between Two Palms,' streaming live each Wednesday from 6-7PM in March. The program invites award-winning theater, television, film, literary and visual arts personalities online for a lively, unscripted hour-long conversation produced by The Studios.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2021
Stand-up Comedy for Beginners, led by Paddy Young, takes place from 7pm to 8pm each Monday from 8 March to 5 April. Performance Poetry for Beginners, led by Nadia Emam, takes place from 7pm to 8pm on Tuesdays 9, 16 and 30 March, and 6 and 13 April. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 22, 2021
Theatre for a New Audience presents First Love, a theatricalization for Zoom of Samuel Beckett's short story of the same name, directed by six-time OBIE winner JoAnne Akalaitis and performed by Tony and Emmy Award nominee Bill Camp (Broadway: Death of a Salesman, The Crucible; TV: The Queen's Gambit, The Night Of). The creative team includes Eamonn Farrell (Video Design), Jennifer Tipton (Lighting Design) and Kaye Voyce (Scenic and Costume Design).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 18, 2021
Tony and Oscar-nominated actress Sophie Okonedo will join Tony-winner Denis O’Hare and more in the survival thriller Infinite Storm, starring Oscar-nominee Naomi Watts.  
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 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.
by Matt Wolf - Feb 15, 2021
We've looked across successive weeks at a range of plays over time that offered crucial opportunities to an array of then little-known men and women who have since shot to varying degrees of renown. Now, it's time to cast a glance at those stage musicals in London that brought to the attention of keen-eyed playgoers various names whom the world would get to know later.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021
Sheffield Theatres today announces the cast for The Band Plays On by Chris Bush, with Anna-Jane Casey (Annie Get Your Gun, Flowers for Mrs Harris), Maimuna Memon, (Standing at the Sky's Edge, Jesus Christ Superstar), Sandra Marvin (Showboat, Waitress), Jocasta Almgill (Rent, & Juliet) and Jodie Prenger (A Taste of Honey, Oliver!).
by Maria Nockin - Feb 15, 2021
On February 14, 2021, Valentine’s Day, Pittsburgh Festival Opera presented seven singers in a romantic concert entitled Some Enchanted Evening.  James Lesniak and Robert Frankenberg provided thoughtful and supportive piano accompaniment and Festival Opera Board members added charming love stories.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 10, 2021
His plays include The Man Who Had All the Luck (1944), All My Sons (1947), Death of a Salesman (1949), The Crucible (1953), A View from the Bridge and A Memory of Two Mondays (1955), After the Fall (1964), Incident at Vichy (1964), The Price (1968), The Creation of the World and Other Business (1972), The Archbishop's Ceiling (1977), The American Clock (1980) and Playing for Time (1980).
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021
Sheffield Theatres today launches The Together Season Festival, a programme of work from local artists; curated by a panel of artists, audience members and theatre representatives. The Festival of thirteen works takes place from Monday 24 May – Saturday 5 June at the Crucible Theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021
Sheffield Theatres today announces their new production of Talent, written by Victoria Wood, at the Crucible Theatre from Wednesday 30 June to Saturday 24 July 2021.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 28, 2021
The duo’s debut album is an electroshock fever dream — a marriage of blissed out, raunchy, and angular vintage rock & roll aesthetics with the pitiless tyranny of robotics gone wrong.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2021
The Maltings Theatre in St Albans presents THE ROMAN THEATRE OPEN AIR FESTIVAL from May 28th to July 11th with a programme of shows designed to appeal to the widest audiences. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2021
San Francisco Playhouse has announced casting and streaming dates for Shoot Me When…, a new play written by Ruben Grijalva and commissioned by San Francisco Playhouse. 
by Timothy Shawver - Apr 16, 2021
The impact on American theatre of N. Richard Nash's THE RAINMAKER, a mid-century, self-described Romantic Comedy, is primarily found in its formidable presence (exceeded only by OUR TOWN) in any and all monologue and scene-study books. The leads, 'Lizzie' and 'Starbuck', are ever present at auditions, duo-acting tournaments, and Intro to Acting courses in high schools and colleges coast-to-coast. Despite it's not uncommon presence in local theatre, I'd never seen the full play before attending Hale Centre Theatre's current production. The play is culturally dated most certainly but made enjoyable by some strong performances and deft staging by director Tim Dietlein.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2021
Symphony Space will present a special conversation between Tony Award-winning director, playwright, and producer George C. Wolfe and Tony Award-winning stage, film, and television actor John Benjamin Hickey, on Wednesday, April 28, at 7pm EST.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021
Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, adapted and directed by Michael Barakiva. Presented in two parts, this event will feature Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Stephen Bel Davies, Sheldon Best, Gisela Chípe, Robert Cuccioli and more.