Arthur Miller's disturbing tale of fear, malice and injustice comes to Llanymynech.
“We burn a hot fire here; it melts down all concealment.”
Llanymynech Amateur Dramatic Society presents a new interpretation of Arthur Miller's famous stage play, 'The Crucible', written in 1953. Miller's script was based on historical accounts of the seventeenth-century Salem witch trials, which he used to create an allegory about the McCarthy 'witch-hunts' of the 1950s. It is a dark and powerful play about fear, belief and accusation, which challenges actors and audience alike.
Director Dickon Faux-Nightingale has created a new ensemble for this play, drawing together existing members, several newcomers and visiting actors from other companies. LADS is particularly proud to introduce some of its youngest new members drawn from Llanymynech's successful youth theatre group, Roleplay. The team has been exploring modern workshop techniques in rehearsal, to create a spirited and dramatic take on this modern classic.
"A powerful, disturbing play, performed by an inspirational local theatre group - don't miss it!"
Evening performances will be staged at Llanymynech Village Hall on 15th and 16th April at 7.45pm, and there will be a matinee at 2.30pm on Sunday 17th April. Tickets are now on sale via the 'Buy tickets' page of this website, or by calling Marg Kynaston on 01691 830558, as well as through our usual outlets.