When: Thu., Dec. 1, 7-9 p.m., Fri., Dec. 2, 7-9 p.m., Sat., Dec. 3, 7-9 p.m., Sun., Dec. 4, 2-4 p.m., Thu., Dec. 8, 7-9 p.m., Fri., Dec. 9, 7-9 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 10, 7-9 p.m. 2022
The International Theatre Program at the University of Rochester presents The Crucible. Arthur Miller’s searing modern masterpiece is commonly considered a response to the “red scare” and Senator Joseph McCarthy’s House Un-American Activities Committee activities. But the portrayal of a community riven by misinformation and superstition, conspiracies, intolerance, and deceit—both internal and external—resonates forcefully in 21st-century America. When accusations of witchcraft spread like a viral scourge through 17th Century Salem, MA, no one remains immune.