Event The Crucible
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Venue Russell Street Theatre, Melbourne, VIC
First Date 1 July 1968
Opening Date 1 July 1968
Last Date 13 July 1968
Dates Estimated No
Status Professional
World Premiere No
Description Miller's parable of communist 'witchhunts' in America during the McCarthy era, transposed to Salem during the witch trials.
Description Source Personal Opinion
Primary Genre Theatre - Spoken Word
Secondary Genre Test Drama
Subjects Community
Marriage
Religion
Surveillance
Trials
Organisations
Contributors
Name Function Notes
Helmut Bakaitis Actor
Graeme Blundell Actor
Jennifer Claire Actor
Elaine Cusick Actor
Michael Duffield Actor
John Gregg Actor
Alan Hopgood Actor
Patricia Kennedy Actor
Berys Marsh Actor
Maggie Millar Actor
Margot Nash Actor
Dennis Olsen Actor
John Paton Actor
Anne Pendlebury Actor
Lyndel Rowe Actor
Buster Skeggs Actor
Frank Thring Actor
Martin Vaughan Actor
George Whaley Actor
Hugh Rule Assistant Stage Manager
Gary Wastell Assistant Stage Manager
Richard Prins Costume Designer
John Sumner Director
Geoffrey Milne Electrician
Arthur Miller Playwright
Richard Prins Set Designer
Sandra McKenzie Stage Manager
Peter Taylor Stage Manager
Works
Text Nationality United States of America
Production Nationality Australia
Further Information Return season and subsequent tour. Unclear whether Maggie Millar and Michael Duffield replaced Monica Maughan and Simon Duffield for this return season, or purely for the tour.
Data Source
Source Description
Programme Dennis Wolanski Library collection at UNSW Library
Cast List MTC records
Event Identifier 78158