The Crucible

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Arthur Miller's tale of the Salem witch trials, in which a group of girls accuse upstanding women in the town of witchcraft to divert suspicion from their own activities, has been seen as an allegory for Senator Joseph McCarthy's anti-Communist crusades of the 1950s.
  • Playwright: Arthur Miller
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Awards

Clarence Derwent Award
1953 Most Promising Female Performer Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1953 Best American Play Nominee
Tony Award
1953 Author of a Play Winner
1953 Featured Actress in a Play Winner
1953 Play Winner
1953 Producer of a Play Winner