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The Crucible

Closed March 27, 2019

The future has arrived in Hackney Wick in the form of The Yard

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Why See The Crucible?


The Crucible As You've Never Seen It Before

What began as a small converted warehouse venue in Hackney Wick, The Yard Theatre has garnered a reputation as a hotspot for groundbreaking theatre, committed to telling contemporary stories in contemporary, and often unorthodox ways. In the Spring of 2019, the company presents its most ambitious project yet - not only will they be putting on their biggest show on record, but it'll be the first time the Yard has staged a classic drama by a non living writer. To top that off, Arthur Miller's iconic work The Crucible will be brought crashing into the 21st century by a cast of female performers, with even the role of John Procter portrayed by a woman.

Weaving together poignant themes of hysteria, intolerance, reputation, social status and justice, The Crucible holds as much relevancy today as it did when it debuted in 1953. Originally written as an allegory for the Red Scares and McCarthyism in America, its portrayal of the Salem Witch trials mirror a modern world in which the truth and fiction are indistinguishable, where those in power do not necessarily hold the moral high ground. After a group of Salem village girls are discovered dancing in the forrest, cries of witchcraft fill the air and the resulting historic witch hunt ensnares local farmer John Proctor and initial accuser Abigail Williams in a dangerous game of cat and mouse.  

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Previews from: 27 March 2019

Performance date: 27 March 2019

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Hannah Forsyth: “Superb cast let down by confusing production”

This is a somewhat frustrating production of Arthur Miller's classic play.... more

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