The Crucible

By Arthur Miller

Do you know who lives next to you?

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IT Begins...

Something disturbing is happening within the house of Reverend Samuel Parris, his daughter Betty, lies unconscious in the bed upstairs.

While searching for his daughter Betty and Tituba, his black slave from Barbados, he discovers them in the forest with his niece Abigail and other women from the town dancing outside of Salem at midnight. After making his presence known by jumping out of the bushes, Betty loses consciousness and has remained in a stupor ever since. The town physician, Doctor Griggs, who has not been able to determine why Betty is ill, suggests witchcraft as a possible cause.

Some of the Accused...