Both a gripping historical play and a timely parable of contemporary society, The Crucible is arguably the most important play written in the 20th Century.

The story of how small lies - children’s lies - build and build until the whole town of Salem, Massachusetts is caught up in the hysteria and 19 men and women are sent to the gallows for being possessed by the Devil has enthralled audiences for more than fifty years, while remaining as potent as ever.


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