The Crucible

Broadway
Musical
Original
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.
People (87)

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