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The Crucible   

 
Martin Beck Theatre , (1/22/1953 - 7/11/1953)
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Opening Date:Jan 22, 1953   
Closing Date:Jul 11, 1953 Total Performances:197

Category: Play, Drama, Original, Broadway
Setting: A small upper bedroom in the home of Rev Parris, Salem, Mass, in the spring of the year 1692. The common room of John Proctor's house. The vestry room of the Salem Meeting House, now serving as the anteroom of the General Court. A cell in the Salem jail.


Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by Martin Beck Theatre Corporation
Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
Written by Arthur Miller; Lullaby composed by Anne Ronnell; Hymn composed by Alex Miller
Staged by Jed Harris
Scenic Design by Boris Aronson; Costume Design by Edith Lutyens; Assistant to Mr. Aronson: Lisa Jalowetz; Assistant to Edith Lutyens: Evelyn Erb
Company Manager: S.M. Handelsman; Business Manager: Jack Schlissel; General Manager: Louis A. Lotito
Production Stage Manager: Del Hughes; Stage Manager: Leonard Patrick; Assistant Stage Mgr: Donald Marye
Assistant to the Director: Shirley Berick; Casting: Jane Broder; Press Representative: James Proctor and Merle Debuskey
Cast
Arthur Kennedy John Proctor
Walter Hampden Deputy-Governor Danforth
E. G. Marshall Reverend John Hale
Beatrice Straight Elizabeth Proctor
Jean Adair Rebecca Nurse
Janet Alexander Betty Parris
Jacqueline Andre Tituba
Raymond Bramley Thomas Putnam
Philip Coolidge Judge Hawthorne
Jenny Egan Mary Warren
Adele Fortin Sarah Good
Jane Hoffman Ann Putnam
Dorothy Jolliffe Mercy Lewis
Donald Marye Hopkins
Don McHenry Ezekiel Cheever
George Mitchell John Willard
Madeleine Sherwood Abigail Williams
Barbara Stanton Susanna Walcott
Fred Stewart Reverend Samuel Parris
Joseph Sweeney Giles Corey
Graham Velsey Francis Nurse
Tony Award®
winner 1953 Best Play [winner]
Written by Arthur Miller; Produced by Kermit Bloomgarden
winner 1953 Best Featured Actress in a Play [winner]
Beatrice Straight