‘The Crucible’ starring Erin Doherty sets full cast

The Arthur Miller play runs at the National in autumn 2022.

Sophie Thomas
Sophie Thomas

The Salem witch trials come alive at the National Theatre with Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. The Crucible begins previews in the Olivier Theatre on 14 September, ahead of an opening night on 21 September and performances to 5 November.

Arthur Miller’s The Crucible follows a group of girls who are accused of witchcraft. Accusations turn into town-wide hysteria, and a court is formed to investigate the crimes.

As previously announced, Brendan Cowell will play John Proctor and Erin Doherty will play Abigail Williams. The full cast includes Eileen Walsh as Elizabeth Proctor, Fisayo Akinade as Reverend Hale, Karl Johnson as Giles Corey, Matthew Marsh as Danforth, Rachelle Diedericks as Mary Warren, and Gracie McGonigal as Susanna Walcott.

David Ahmad, Nathan Amzi, Zoë Aldrich, Stephanie Beattie, Raphael Bushay, Sophia Brown, Halle Brown, Anushka Chakravarti, Grace Cooper Milton, Hero Douglas, Henry Everett, Nick Fletcher, Jersey Blu Georgia, Aoife Haakenson, Colin Haigh, Una Herrmann, Martin Johnston, Evie Marner, Alastair Parker, Joy Tan, Ami Tredrea, Tilly Tremayne and Cadence Williams complete The Crucible cast.

Lyndsey Turner directs The Crucible, with set design by Es Devlin, costume design by Catherine Fay,lighting design by Tim Lutkin, and sound design by Tingying Dong (content design) and Paul Arditti (system design).

The Crucible is at the National Theatre.

Photo credit: The Crucible artwork (Photo by Felicity McCabe)

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