NEWS: The Tragedy of Macbeth at the Almeida
from 25th September with James McArdle and Saoirse Ronan

Yaël Farber directs the Scottish play at the Almeida James McArdle ans Saoirse Ronan (Photo: Sebastian Nevois) THE TRAGEDY OF MACBETHby William ShakespeareDirected by Yaël FarberSaturday 25 September – Saturday…

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from 25th September with James McArdle and Saoirse Ronan
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Cast in The Crucible (Photo Johan Persson)

Review: The Crucible, Old Vic (2014)

The South African born director Yael Farber, after an award winning Mies Julie brings her dark touch to Arthur Miller's iconic play about prejudice, politics and hysteria The Crucible. Set in the 17th century in Salem, the witch trials were a matter of record, probably driven by greed for land confiscated from witches but as Miller was writing he was thinking about the trials in twentieth century America, the witch hunt for Communists that were instigated by Senator McCarthy.

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