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Theatre Review: The Crucible

Rating: ★☆☆☆☆

Play: The Crucible

Playwright: Arthur Miller

Director: Douglas Rintoul

Form: Tragedy

Performance Date: 5 Jun. 2017

Venue: Theatre Royal Glasgow

Summary: Based on real events that occurred in seventeenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, rumours of witchcraft arise due to a group of young girls found dancing in the forest at night. 404 more words

Theatre Review

“All My Sons” - secrets and repercussions - at Heidelberg Theatre. 7 - 22 July, 2017

Arthur Miller’s “All My Sons” – by arrangement with Hal Leonard Australia – is directed by Chris McLean for the Heidelberg Theatre season.

All My Sons explores the repercussions on a close-knit household after personal gain is put ahead of social duty. 207 more words

Heidelberg Theatre Company

'Plain Girl' by Arthur Miller ****

Whilst I am rather a big fan of Arthur Miller’s plays, Plain Girl, which I purchased from Books for Amnesty in Cambridge back in April, was the first of his prose works which I had read.  455 more words

Death of a Salesman

Riding high on a smile and a shoeshine
Salesman falls victim to the bottom line

Brooks Atkinson, the legendary American critic who it was said for 31 years on the drama desk of The New York Times had the power to make or break a Broadway opening, described the original 1949 production of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman as an “elegy in a Brooklyn sidestreet” which “looked with compassion into the hearts of some ordinary Americans and quietly transferred their hope and anguish to the theatre”. 452 more words

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Fourth of July Special: Literature about the 'American Dream'

Happy July Fourth! In celebration of this day, I’m going to take a literary view at the most U.S. of A concept to this day: the American Dream. 557 more words

Why Drama is so Important in School – PART 5 – EDUCATION

Part 5 of the 12 part series: Why Drama is so important in School. – EDUCATION One of the best byproducts of drama is in-depth education into a specific subject matter.   43 more words

Why Drama?

Tracking the Texts

Use your A3 Theme Tracking Crucible and Handmaid sheets to record which characters and events the authors use to explore key ideas.  This should help you identify key similarities and differences between the text. 137 more words