The Crucible (London, Gielgud Theatre, 2023) | Playbill

The Crucible


SYNOPSIS: Arthur Miller's tale of the Salem witch trials, in which a group of girls accuse upstanding women in the town of witchcraft to divert suspicion from their own activities, has been seen as an allegory for Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-Communist crusades of the 1950s.

Directed by Lyndsey Turner
Scenic Design by Es Devlin
Costume Design by Catherine Fay
Lighting Design by Tim Lutkin
Sound Design by Tingying Dong
Music Composed and Arranged by Caroline Shaw
Music Direction by Osnat Schmool

  • Running Time: 2 hours 50 minutes, including interval
  • playwright: Arthur Miller

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