The Crucible, Feb. 23-25
Whitman presents Arthur Miller's The
Crucible, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, Feb. 23-25, at 7 pm in the
Tickets are $10 for students/general admission,
$15 for adults/general admission, and $20 for all reserved seats. (Reserved
seats must be purchased in advance.) Available now at whitmandrama.ticketleap.com or
in person from the box office on show nights beginning at 5:30 pm. In addition,
general admission tickets will be available outside the cafeteria during both
lunch periods beginning Tuesday, Feb. 21. Cash or checks only for in-person
sales; credit cards only accepted online.
This American theater classic—a
semi-fictionalized telling of how accusations of witchcraft consumed a 17th
Century Massachusetts town—serves as an allegory to McCarthyism and the U.S.
government’s “Red hunt” for communists and communist sympathizers in the 1950s.
Parental guidance strongly suggested for those under 13 due to depictions of
Because the production includes scenes of
domestic abuse, the drama program is collecting monetary and in-kind donations
on show nights for the Betty Ann Krahnke Center—a 60-bed shelter in Montgomery
County providing refuge for women and children fleeing and recovering from domestic
violence, as well as sexual assault and human trafficking. Visit http://www.whitmandrama.com/the-crucible/
for a list of needed items.
Go to www.whitmandrama.com
to learn more.