The Crucible

Drama - Revival

Belasco Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: April 6, 1964
  • Closing Date: May 2, 1964
  • Previews: 4
  • Performances: 16

Playwright: Arthur Miller


Arthur Miller's tale of the Salem witch trials, in which a group of girls accuse upstanding women in the town of witchcraft to divert suspicion from their own activities, has been seen as an allegory for Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-Communist crusades of the 1950s.


Opening Night Cast

Fred Ainsworth Hopkins
Clinton Anderson John Willard
Osceola Archer Tituba
Richard Bowler Ezekiel Cheever
Susan Carr Mercy Lewis
Thayer David Deputy-Governor Danforth
Denholm Elliott Reverend John Hale
Farley Granger John Proctor
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Opening Night Production Credits

Arthur Miller Arthur Miller Writer
  Jack Sydow Director
  Peter Larkin Scenic Design
  Alvin Colt Costume Design
  Tharon Musser Lighting Design
  Michael Dewell Producer
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