PLEASE NOTE: A digital package is available in lieu of the live perfromance. Please find more information below.
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
Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, a digital package is available in lieu of the live performance. The newly created package will include:
Feature length The Crucible Documentary from Director Damien Ryan filmed from the set of The Crucible discussing, in detail, themes and questions relevant to HSC study of this text.
Accompanying Student Notes Kit, including context and insights about the play.
In-depth Q&A feature with the cast, discussing character, plot and motivations.
An opportunity for students to submit questions to an exclusive Post-Release Q+A.
The pre-recorded video materials will be available via on-line streaming into your classroom or by individual students who might be viewing remotely and will be accessed via an access code. This digital content will be available until 31 December 2020. Once the access code has been activated, you can watch it as many times as you like within the one-week rental period.
Tickets: School groups $28 per student. One teacher free per 10 students, additional teachers at student price.
Years 7 – 12
Stage 4 English
Stage 5 English, Drama
Stage 6 English
Resources: Teacher resource kits will be available for all bookings.
Writer Arthur Miller
Director Damien Ryan
Costume Designer Anna Gardiner
Lighting Designer Chloe Stafford
Sound Designer David Stalley
|Wed 11 Nov||11:30am, 6:30pm|
|Thu 12 Nov||10:30am|
|Fri 13 Nov||10am, 1:30pm|
|Sat 14 Nov||6:30pm|
|Mon 16 Nov||11:30am|
|Tue 17 Nov||10:30am|
|Wed 18 Nov||11:30am, 6:30pm|
|Thu 19 Nov||10:30am|
|Fri 20 Nov||10am|
150 mins (including interval)
$6 transaction fee applies.
To book a school group into an evening show, please contact the Box Office directly on 02 9061 5344.
Contains adult themes, violence and haze. Photography and filming prohibited.
The only authorised ticket seller for this event is Seymour Centre. If you purchase from an unauthorised seller, you risk that your tickets may be fake or invalid.