The Crucible to close 10 June 2006

The Crucible to close 10 June 2006

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Arthur Miller's The Crucible is to close one week early on 10 June 2006, at the Gielgud Theatre.

The RSC's production of Mike Poulton's two-part adaptation of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales is expected to replace it.

The Crucible transfered from Stratford-Upon-Avon to London's Gielgud Theatre in the West End - opening 5 April 2006, following previews from 29 Mar 2006.

The cast includes: Iain Glen as John Proctor.

It is directed by Dominic Cooke, designed by Hildegard Bechtler, lightning by Jean Kalman and produced in London by Bill Kenwright & Thelma Holt.

When young women are discovered trying to conjure spirits, the town of Salem is gripped by accusations of witchcraft. In a community paralysed by fear and religious extremism, recrimination and greed take a deadly hold.

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