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by Amanda Alley, dramaturg If you were able to attend The Crucible, you may have noticed the judge’s table and the church door displayed outsid...

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The Masks We Wear

by Amanda Alley, dramaturg Salem was a town founded on Puritan beliefs. In fact, the settlement was designed to set an example of righteousness for th...

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A City Set on a Hill

by Amanda Alley, dramaturg The Crucible revolves around an infamous historical event. But how did it all begin? The Puritans settled in the Massachuse...

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Fanning the Flame

by Jessa Cunningham, dramaturg If you came and saw our production of Macbeth here at BYU last week or the week before, you would have seen this outs...

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Macbeth’s Lobby Display

by Amanda Welch, dramaturg The Crucible is a weighty show and deals with deceit, adultery, and injustice. The tension caused by lust and lies slowly b...

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The Crucible in Rehearsal

by Jessa Cunningham, dramaturg This production of Macbeth is unique in and of itself. However, something that certainly sets it apart from other pro...

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Drums and Puppetry in Macbeth

by Jessa Cunningham, dramaturg William Shakespeare based the titular character of his–some might say spookiest– play on an actual figure f...

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Macbeth vs. Macbeth

by Amanda Alley, dramaturg A crucible is defined as a situation or trial that leads to the creation of something new; a purifying process. There could...

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Defining “Crucible”