Liverpool Network Theatre Group’s first 2014 production is Arthur Miller’s enduring masterpiece The Crucible, which you can catch at the Lantern Theatre this week.
Set during the Salem witch trails of 1692, the play draws parallels with the McCarthy witch hunts of 1950s America, of which Miller himself was a focus. The play’s themes of evil, persecution, perception, group hysteria and social judgement still fascinate today and make it the perfect play for Liverpool Network Theatre, a community company born from the idea of using theatre as a political force.
Performances take place on Friday (March 21) at 7.30pm, and Saturday (March 22) at 1.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets are £7 and £5 concessions from lanterntheatreliverpool.co.uk.
For more information about Liverpool Network Theatre Group, visit liverpoolnetworktheatre.org.uk where you can sign up for the company newsletter to receive details about up and coming productions and events. This amateur production of The Crucible is presented by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd.