DePauw Theatre: "The Crucible"
Broadway star and DePauw alumnus David Cryer will portray the fiery Deputy-Governor in a production of "The Crucible" at DePauw University in November. Cryer and his wife, choreographer and actress Britt Swanson, will join a cast of students and local actors Larry Sutton and Jack Randall Earles in the Tony Award-winning play by Arthur Miller.
This chilling drama, produced by the Department of Communication and Theatre and DePauw School of Music, will premiere on Nov. 8, 2012 as part of DePauw's 175th Anniversary celebration. It will also serve as the basis for a yearlong series of campus-wide events exploring personal integrity.
"The Crucible" vividly depicts the terror and helplessness of residents in Salem Mass., in 1692 as they rage against the mounting hysteria of the Salem witch trials. As their placid world erupts with accusations and violence, neighbors betray each other and innocents mount the gallows. "The Crucible" draws parallels between the hysteria of 1692 and the "witch hunts" of the 1950s during the McCarthy era.
Green Center for the Performing Arts, Moore Theatre (View)
605 S. College Ave.
Greencastle, IN 46135
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