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Washington City Paper: THE CRUCIBLE

God gets a bad rap in most stagings of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. The characters are either “with the Lord”—and inside the sniveling Rev. Parris’ clapboard meeting house every Sunday—or running around the woods naked “with the devil” and headed for the gallows. There’s no middle ground, and the judges who decide who’s with God and

DC Examiner: THE CRUCIBLE

The devil: Always in the details By: Barbara Mackay Special to The Washington Examiner The first scene of Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” gets down to business immediately: The Rev. Samuel Parris (Colin Smith) has seen some girls dancing naked in the moonlight, and now his daughter, Betty, is lying unconscious. Rumors have begun to circulate

The Edge: THE CRUCIBLE

Keegan Theatre is the perfect venue for “The Crucible”, a play in which one man’s infidelity causes a spurned young woman to manipulate the religious fervor of her community for personal gain by accusing residents of the town of witchcraft. As the play progresses, characters charged with consorting with the devil are declared damned for

Washingtonian: THE CRUCIBLE

Arthur Miller’s enduring take on the contagion of hysteria gets a successful staging. Mean girls in the 21st century have a lot to learn from Abigail Williams. As the spiteful ringleader of the snowballing witch hunt at the center of Arthur Miller’s classic parable, The Crucible (now playing at the Keegan Theatre at Church Street),

Metro Weekly: THE CRUCIBLE

WE MAY NOT BE KILLING women accused of witchcraft today, and we may not condemn people for not going to church, or for not professing faith publicly. Thank God. But Arthur Miller’s classic play The Crucible, focused on the Salem witch trials from over 300 years ago, is still relevant. There are still factions of

PRESS RELEASE: The Crucible

KEEGAN SET FOR U.S. RUN OF THE CRUCIBLE Opening October 22 at Church Street Theater October 6, 2011: The Keegan Theatre kicks off their 15th Anniversary season with Arthur Miller’s masterpiece The Crucible.  Off a successful 3 week tour of Ireland, The Crucible opens October 22, 2011, at the Church Street Theater. The Crucible, a

Galway Advertiser: The Crucible

Keegan Theatre and Town Hall combine for The Crucible
By Charlie Mcbride

ARTHUR MILLER’S classic parable of mass hysteria, The Crucible, will be presented by the Keegan Theatre Company from Washington DC at the Town Hall Theatre this month.

“Once Michael Diskin and I sat down and discussed the idea of this project last year, we were able to look at the numbers and we found ways that balanced it out, so we both felt it was worth the effort to bring this masterpiece to Ireland. We both had a passion to see this through, and now that it is a reality, I couldn’t be more excited. It is a dream come true!”



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