The Crucible opens tomorrow

February 29, 2012 by  

From March 1st until March 11th, Clackamas Community College’s performing arts department will present The Crucible on the main stage. Clackamas Community College is located at 19600 Molalla Avenue, in Oregon City, Oregon. This play was written by Arthur Miller and will be directed by David Smith-English. There are eight performances, one nightly. Wednesday through Saturday’s performances will start at 7:30 pm, while Sunday’s performances will be matinee and begin at 2:30 pm. Performances will take place in the Osterman Theatre.

The crucible is a dramatization of the events that took place in Salem during the Salem witch trials in Massachusetts Bay between the year 1692 and 1693. This play is very powerful and moving and focuses on the beliefs of the period. Many innocent people suffered during this historic period.

As an added incentive, the public is being provided a guided backstage tour of the facility. Guests will be able to view the catwalks, tours the scene shop, and discover how the magic is created for theatrical productions. This event will take place on Thursday, March 1st, 2012 from 4:30 pm to 6 pm and admission is free.

Local printers have been busy completing brochure printing, ticket printing, and program printing for this event over the past few weeks, and they are now available. Tickets for this event are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and students. Reservations are recommended for this event. To make a reservation or find out additional information, call Kelly at the Theatre CCC at 503-594-3153.