By Arthur Miller
Do you know who lives next to you?
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...
An elderly farmer in Salem, famous for his tendency to file lawsuits. Giles’s wife, Martha, is accused of witchcraft, and he himself is eventually held in contempt of court.
A local farmer who lives just outside town; Elizabeth Proctor’s husband. A stern, harsh man, John hates hypocrisy.
Francis Nurse’s wife. Rebecca is a wise, sensible woman, with respect of the people of Salem. However, she falls victim to accusation when the Putnam's accuse her of witchcraft.