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Eastern Michigan University (EMU) Theater: The Crucible   

A classic of the American theatre, The Crucible is a fictionalized depiction of the infamous witch trials that occurred during 1692-1693 in Salem, Massachusetts. Drawing upon historical events involving the accusers, those who presided over the trials, and those who were accused, convicted, and perhaps executed, this play by Arthur Miller explores the cultural, political, and religious forces that came to bear on the events in an attempt to understand how truth can be murky, belief can be corrupt, and justice misused.


Lee Stille has taught at Eastern Michigan University in the areas of Interpretation and Performance Studies and Theatre Arts since 1996. He currently serves as the Director of Theatre for the School of Communication, Media and Theatre Arts. Dr. Stille specializes in the fields of voice, speech and accents, dramaturgy, and performance of literature (especially Shakespeare). As an actor, his work has been featured in critically recognized and award-winning local productions, and he is also an accomplished stage director with a portfolio of more than 50 productions.

Z  Pre-Performance Class: Friday, October 21, 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Online Class via Zoom
A Zoom link will be sent one day before class begins.

T  Matinee Performance: Sunday, October 23, 2:00 p.m.
Live and in person at Legacy Theatre, EMU Campus

Nonmember $27     Member $22      [Includes one ticket to the performance.]


Please call the Elderwise office if you want to order extra tickets or are Emeritus Faculty. 
(734) 340-4691

Extra tickets are $12 each. 

Emeritus Faculty:
Nonmember $15 Member $10
EMU emeritus faculty are eligible for two free tickets from EMU.

If you have any questions at all about registration or tickets, please call or email the Elderwise office.