Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Rehearsal Pics: Richard Armitage and cast prepare for The Crucible at the Old Vic

By Ben Hewis • 17 Jun 2014 • London, West End

Set in the town of Salem, Massachusetts, where in 1692, 19 adults and two dogs were hanged for witchcraft, and one man was pressed to death for refusing to plead. The Crucible tells the story of one man's fight to save his identity in a repressive Puritan community.

Miller's play was inspired by the actions of The House Committee on Un-American Activities of the McCarthy era, in front of which the playwright was invited to give evidence. It was most recently seen in London at the Open Air Theatre in 2010, with Patrick O'Kane as Proctor.

READ MORE HERE: http://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/06-2014/richard-armitage-crucible-old-vic-rehearsal-photos_34772.html


A Scattering said...

Hi Karen! I keep hoping that National Theatre Live will pick up The Crucible to broadcast via Cineplex cinemas. Fingers crossed! Have a great day.

Karen V. Wasylowski said...

That would be amazing.