Alan Ayckbourn: Plays Directed


The Crucible (1979)

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Final performance:

Arthur Miller

Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round
Main house (Round)

6 November 1979
7 November 1979
24 November 1979
New play:

Adaptation:
Original Author:
Translation:

Staging:
No

No
N/A
N/A

Round

Company Details

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Music:

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Assistant Stage Manager:
Alan Ayckbourn
Michael Holt
Paul Todd

Sean O'Neill
Miles Andrews
Eric Lumsden
Nina Edwards

Character
Rev. Samuel Parris
Tituba
Betty Parris
Abigail Williams
Susanna Walcott
Goodwife Ann Putnam
Thomas Putnam
Mercy Lewis
Mary Warren
John Proctor
Rebecca Nurse
Giles Corey
Rev John Hale
Elizbeth Proctor
Francis Nurse
Ezekiel Cheever
Marshall Herrick
Judge Hathorne
Governor Danforth
Sarah Good

Actor
Daniel Collings
Cassie McFarlane
Sarah Bennett
Tessa Peake-Jones
Nina Edwards
Christine Welch
Robin Bowerman
Sarah Wynter
Lavinia Bertram
John Arthur
Susan Uebel
Nicholas Farrell
Robin Herford
Alison Skilbeck
Jeffrey Robert
Terence Booth
Christopher Gray
Paul Todd
Donald Pelmear
Christine Welch

Notes

> The Crucible was advertised as featuring the largest company yet seen at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round with 19 actors in the production.
> This production marked the first time a black actor had appeared at the Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round with Cassie McFarland playing the character Tituba.
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All research for this page by Simon Murgatroyd.