The Crucible

The Crucible

4.4 (5) · Fringe Theatre, Modern

Arthur Miller’s urgent account of a community torn apart by the power of fear, directed by The Yard’s Artistic Director Jay Miller.


You’re a witch.
No I’m not.
You’re a witch.
No I’m not.
You’re a witch.
Stop saying that.
You’re a witch.
You’re scaring me.
You’re a witch.
You’re a witch.
You’re a witch.
Am I?
Am I a witch?
You’re a witch.

So are you.

A story from the past brought crashing into the present. A world in which lies and truth are indistinguishable. Where hatreds and desires are born, confessed, revenged.

Critic reviews

Although the themes it brought out weren’t the ones that spoke to me, it made the play feel real and exciting and alive


Poignant, relevant and thoroughly enjoyable

· A Younger Theatre

Gender twist gets you thinking but not feeling

· The Guardian

It breathes some new life into an old and well-loved text

· WhatsOnStage

It won't be a staging of The Crucible for everyone, but it sure won't be one that's easily forgotten

· Broadway World

It’s a cacophony of stylisation that risks turning the actors into cipher players caught up in a show that looks exaggerated even for a work about possession

· The Arts Desk

Trippily haunting: a relentless, imaginative production of this thunderous Miller play

· Time Out

Brilliantly intense vision of Miller’s witchcraft classic

· Evening Standard

An exuberant and hallucinatory gender-swapped revival of Arthur Miller’s classic allegory-play

· The Stage


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Date & time

Show ended
Wed 27 Mar - Sat 11 May, 1pm, 7pm & 7.30pm


Queen’s Yard, Hackney Wick E9 5EN London, UK · Get Directions
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
Photo by Helen Murray
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