The Crucible

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Witch hunts in the 17th century were real because people believed witches were real. But usage of the term “witch hunt” has evolved into something else entirely.
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Once again, the New York theatre world has had a banner year, with exciting plays, musicals and revivals on Broadway and off.
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Todd's first victim is the faux-Italian barber Adolfo Pirelli, here sung and acted to the hilt with piercing, if not effortless
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Her latest, Netflix's "Stranger Things," makes the list.
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It's hard to imagine this many years later, but I remember seeing the show back then, in the theater's space on 22nd street
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George C. Wolfe's new musical "Shuffle Along," - yes, it's not a revival despite the producers unsuccessful appeal to the
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Did commercial considerations make you adjust your normal method of rehearsal? IVO VAN HOVE: It was very collaborative, the
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Arthur Miller was well served on Broadway this season with revivals of A View from the Bridge and The Crucible, both brilliantly
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Saoirse Ronan, making her Broadway debut as Abigail Williams, is piercing and entirely unsympathetic, and this fits the role. Instead of feeling sorry for a homeless orphan, you shrink from the stratty-haired, staring Mean Girl.
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It's only a few months since Ivo van Hove brought his startlingly strong production of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge from London to Broadway.
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British actor Ben Whishaw is making his Broadway debut as John Proctor in director Ivo van Hove's production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible.
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In terms of musicals, there are two that have opened already this spring, the Roundabout revival of She Loves Me and the jukebox musical Disaster!
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Miller recognized the tragedy of wasted human lives. He made his audience understand the necessity of valuing those deemed insignificant by the history of great men and events. Far more important than Miller's personal shortcomings are what the secrecy surrounding Daniel's life says about a shameful episode in American history.
Politics
On November 28, 2015, my spouse and I went to see Trumbo, which is based upon the life of Dalton Trumbo and how it was impacted during one of the most shameful times in U.S. history -- the McCarthy era. The film interested me because of many comparable similarities today and because the father of close childhood friends of mine had been included on the Hollywood-blacklist.
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Arthur Miller--who would have turned 100 on October 17--has had a great week in New York, with a riveting production of A
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The treatment of women as second-class members of humanity, no matter what their accomplishments, is occupying the thoughts of the Potomac Theatre Project, again in residence this summer at Atlantic II. Happily, the subject matter is turning into some of the company's best work in their 25 years.
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Embrace your scars. When you have something to offer you'll be sought. The person who wants something least holds the stronger position. Living the dream is never giving in to adversity -- hold ground, then bounce back.
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Americans love a scapegoat. From Communists to slaves, from LGBT people to those suspected of witchcraft, the venom with which some Americans have shamed and persecuted innocent people is quite beyond the pale.
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Thug Notes isn't playing around this week, so neither will we. Watch Sparky Sweets, PhD explain "The Crucible" above and