The Crucible

Drama - Revival

Virginia Theatre

  • First Preview: February 16, 2002
  • Opening Date: March 7, 2002
  • Closing Date: June 8, 2002
  • Previews: 19
  • Performances: 101

Playwright: Arthur Miller

Synopsis

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.

Notes:

The Crucible played one additional performance on June 9, 2002 as a benefit for The Actors Fund.

 

Opening Night Cast

Liam Neeson in The Crucible Liam Neeson John Proctor
Laura Linney in The Crucible Laura Linney Elizabeth Proctor
Brian Murray in The Crucible Brian Murray Deputy-Governor Danforth
John Benjamin Hickey in The Crucible John Benjamin Hickey Reverend John Hale
Christopher Evan  Welch in The Crucible Christopher Evan Welch Reverend Samuel Parris
Angela Bettis Abigail Williams
Tom Aldredge in The Crucible Tom Aldredge Giles Corey
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Opening Night Production Credits

Arthur Miller Arthur Miller Writer
  David Van Tieghem Original Music
Richard Eyre Richard Eyre Director
Tim Hatley Tim Hatley Scenic Design
Tim Hatley Tim Hatley Costume Design
Paul Gallo Paul Gallo Lighting Design
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Outstanding Actor in a Play Liam Neeson Nominee
2002 Outstanding Director of a Play Richard Eyre Nominee
2002 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play Brian Murray Nominee
2002 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Distinguished Production of a Revival   Winner

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Outstanding Actor in a Play Liam Neeson Nominee
2002 Outstanding Actress in a Play Laura Linney Nominee
2002 Outstanding Revival of a Play   Nominee

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2002 Actor in a Play Liam Neeson Nominee
2002 Actress in a Play Laura Linney Nominee
2002 Direction of a Play Richard Eyre Nominee
2002 Featured Actor in a Play Brian Murray Nominee
2002 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Paul Gallo Nominee
2002 Revival of a Play   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jun. 9, 2002 2 $477,744
$643,646
$77,648 $65.36
$240.00
7309
1255
7
0
83.20% 11.82%
Jun. 2, 2002 1 $400,096
$643,646
-$103,135 $63.80
$240.00
6271
1255
7
0
71.38% -6.71%
May 26, 2002 52 $503,231
$737,356
$100,611 $64.19
$240.00
7840
1255
8
0
78.09% 7.22%
May 19, 2002 51 $402,620
$643,646
- $64.67
$240.00
6226
1255
7
0
70.87% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $1,783,691
$2,668,294
  $64.50 27646
36395
29
0
75.96 %  
Cumulative
  $7,657,715
$11,081,726
  $66.86
$240.00
115021
150712
101
19
76.32 %  
 
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