Christopher Innvar, Jessica Griffin, Kim Stauffer, et al. Set for Barrington Stage's Crucible
Arthur Miller's play is set in 1692, and uses the Salem witch hunts as an historical allegory for McCarthy's blacklisting of Americans in the 1950's.
The cast will also include Kim Stauffer as Elizabeth Proctor, Jessica Griffin as Abigail Williams, Robert Zukerman as Deputy Governor Danforth, Fletcher McTaggart as Reverend John Hale, Peter Samuel as Reverend Parris, Edward Cating as Judge Hathorne, Gordon Stanley as Giles Corey, Rosalind Cramer as Rebecca Nurse/Sarah Good, Jeffrey Kent as Thomas Putnam, Glen Barrett as Francis Nurse, Matt Neely as Ezekiel Cheever, Betsy Hogg as Mary Warren, Starla Benford as Tituba, Peggy Pharr Wilson as Mrs. Ann Putnam, Maggie Donnelly as Mercy Lewis, Caroline Mack as Betty Parris, and Gabrielle Smachetti as Susanna Walcott.
The production will feature scenic design by David Barber, costume design by Kristina Sneshkoff, lighting design by Scott Pinkney, and sound design by Brad Berridge.
In conjunction with The Crucible, Barrington Stage will host Symposia on Arthur Miller Columbus Day Weekend, October 9-10. The weekend will include two free events: Seeing Red: Children of Blacklisted Writers and How The Crucible Came to be the Voice of American Conscience.