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Antaeus Archive:

2013 Season

The Crucible

May 9 – July 7, 2013

Written by: Arthur Miller
Directed by: Armin Shimerman and Geoffrey Wade

Arthur Miller’s parable draws a chilling parallel between the Salem witch trials of 1692 and subsequent generations of American mass hysteria – up to the present. Through this savage tale of one small community’s too effortless descent into superstition and paranoia, Miller explores in frightening detail what can happen when fear clouds fact and blame replaces reason.

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Recommended for Ages 16+


REVEREND SAMUEL PARRIS: Joe Delafield, John Allee
BETTY PARRIS: Eva Beebe, Ranya Jaber
TITUBA/JUDGE HATHORNE: Marcia Battise, Saundra McClain
ABIGAIL WILLIAMS: Kate Maher, Nicole Erb
ANN PUTNAM/ SARAH GOODE: Lily Knight, Rhonda Aldrich
THOMAS PUTNAM: Stephen Mendel, Stoney Westmoreland
MERCY LEWIS: Rachel B. Needleman, Morgan Marcell
MARY WARREN: Shannon Lee Clair, Alexandra Goodman
JOHN PROCTOR: Christopher Guilmet, Bo Foxworth
REBECCA NURSE: Fran Bennett, Dawn Didawick
GILES COREY: Steve Hofvendahl, Philip Proctor
REVEREND JOHN HALE: John Prosky, Ann Noble
ELIZABETH PROCTOR: Devon Sorvari, Kimiko Gelman
FRANCIS NURSE: Joseph Ruskin, William Mitchell
EZEKIEL CHEEVER: R. Scott Thompson, Jim Kane
MARSHAL HERRICK: Aaron Lyons, Daniel Dorr
DEP. GOVERNOR DANFORTH: Reba Waters Thomas, James Sutorius

*member, Actor’s Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers in the U.S. This production is presented under the auspices of the Actors’ Equity Los Angeles Membership Company Rule

Production Team

Scenic Design: Stephen Gifford
Costume Design: E.B. Brooks
Lighting Design: Bosco Flanagan
Sound Design: Jeff Gardner
Production Manager & Properties Design: Adam Meyer
Assistant Director: Joanna Syiek
Assistant Costume Designer: Morgan DeGroff
Production Stage Manager: Kimberly Weber
Assistant Stage Manager: Kristen Weber

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