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The Crucible

The Crucible
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An American classic. Miller’s dramatization of the Salem witch trials of 1692 was written as an allegory of the 1950’s hunt for communists. Both events were fed by fear-mongering, suspicion and accusations leading to public hysteria.

Estimated length: 2 hours and 30 minutes.

TICKET PRICES

$9.50 for students and teachers.

One complimentary chaperone seat with each 15 students. Additional non-educator adults are $16.

For just $3 per student more you can have an artist visit your school with an interactive lesson to set the stage for the performance -- if you book with your reservation.

Firm confirmation of amount to be paid is due 6 weeks before performance date.

Financial assistance available thanks to The Alan and Linda Cohen Education Fund; please request before selecting date.

 

Recommended for students in grades 8-12


This play will help meet Common Core Standards / Indiana Standards in English/Language Arts, History/Social Studies, & Theatre Arts.


THEMES & ISSUES

-Pros and cons of a theocratic state

-Manipulating through fear

-Importance of reputation

-Justice vs. Vengeance

For make reservations or for additional information, please contact Pat Bebee at 317.916.4841 or Kara Moreland at 317.916.4842. E-mail: pbebee@irtlive.com or kmoreland@irtlive.com. Toll free number: 1.888.553.8109

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