The Crucible

Performance Dates

February 21-26, 2017

Artistic Staff

Directed by Professor and Chair of the School of Theatre Arts Thomas Quinn, and assisted by Jamie Kreppein ’18 and Cami Tokowitz ’19. Cast members also include: Dean Carlson ’17, Kaelin Reichmann ’19, Steven Schur ’17, Tuxford Turner ’19, Tim Foszcz ’18, Jean Muza ’19, Brooke Teweles ’18, Dana Clouser ’18, Hailey Lechelt ’18, Joanna Dooley ’19, Will Muller ’19, Megan Lai ’19, Danny Adams ’17, and David Kortemeier, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Theatre Arts. Crew members include Scenic Designer and Professor of Theatre Arts Curtis Trout, Lighting designed Sunniva Holmlund ’17, Sound designs Dani Von Helms ’17, and Costumes designed by Connor Speck ’17.


Winner of the 1953 Tony Award for Best Play, Arthur Miller wrote The Crucible as an allegory in response to McCarthyism and the US government’s blacklisting of its citizens accused of being communists. Using the Salem witch trials which occurred in the Massachusetts Bay Colony during 1692 and 1693, the play is a partially fictionalized and dramatized account of some of those events. The piece has become an American classic and a central work in the canon of American drama.


Bloomington, Illinois


Theatre and Performance Studies


Costume and set designs are the property of Connor Speck and Curtis Trout. Please contact Connor Speck, or Curtis Trout, for use information.


The Crucible, Arthur Miller, play, drama, theatrical performance

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