Sport for Jove and Seymour Centre present

The Crucible

by Arthur Miller

11 - 20 Mar 2020 | Event update

Originally presented in 2014 to rave reviews and sold-out audiences, Damien Ryan’s reprisal production of The Crucible offers audiences a rare, immersive and immensely detailed vision of this great play. Lit by fire, an exceptional cast turns the heat up in a story as relevant today as when Arthur Miller wrote it.

Miller’s parable of mass hysteria draws a savage parallel between the Salem witch-hunt of 1692–“one of the strangest and most awful chapters in human history”–and the McCarthyism that gripped America in the 1950s.

A searing exploration of persecution through ignorance, fear of ‘otherness,’ and our capacity to serve ourselves above all others, The Crucible reflects the ordinary evils latent in every society, and is one of the world’s most timelessly relevant stories.

“It is mesmerising, harrowing and will stay in your mind and heart long after it’s over.”
Diana Simmonds, Stagenoise

Tickets: School groups $28 per student. One teacher free per 10 students, additional teachers at student price.

 

Suitability:
Years 7 – 12
Stage 4 English
Stage 5 English, Drama
Stage 6 English

 

Q&As: 15-minute Q&As led by director Damien Ryan will take place after the following performances:
Wed 11 Mar 11:30am
Fri 13 Mar 1:30pm
Mon 16 Mar 11:30am
Tue 17 Mar 11:30am
Thu 19 Mar 10:30am

 

Resources: Teacher resource kits will be available for all bookings. Teachers will receive instructions on how to download their kit on the day of the performance.

 

Writer Arthur Miller
Director Damien Ryan
Costume Designer Anna Gardiner
Lighting Designer Chloe Stafford
Sound Designer David Stalley

Everest Theatre

Wed 11 Mar 11:30am, 6:30pm
Thu 12 Mar 10:30am
Fri 13 Mar 10am, 1:30pm
Sat 14 Mar 6:30pm
Mon 16 Mar 11:30am
Tue 17 Mar 11:30am, 6:30pm
Wed 18 Mar 10:30am
Thu 19 Mar 10:30am
Fri 20 Mar 10am

180 mins (including interval)

All Tickets $28

$6 transaction fee applies.

To book a school group into an evening show, please contact the Box Office directly on 02 9351 7940.

Contains adult themes, violence and haze. Photography and filming prohibited. 

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