The Crucible (Broadway, Al Hirschfeld Theatre, 1953) | 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.
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New York Drama Critics' Circle
1953 Best American Play Nominee
Tony Award
1953 Best Featured Actress in a Play Winner
1953 Producer of a Play Winner
1953 Author of a Play Winner
1953 Play Winner

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