Probably the best amateur theatre club in
Ashton Hayes

The Crucible

Arthur Miller

Story

Written in the early 1950s, Arthur Miller’s The Crucible takes place in Salem, Massachusetts
in 1692. It recounts the events surrounding the Salem Witch Trials. This was a time when
paranoia, hysteria, and deceit gripped the Puritan towns of New England.

Cheshire Theatre Guild Awards

Nominations

Vicky Lane Trophy for Dramatic Achievement (Use of Space / Auditorium)

Geoffrey Croxford Cup for Best Supporting Actor
Michael Howard as Danforth

Won

Most Promising Young Performer in a Senior Performance
Phillip Law as John Proctor

The Chronicle Cup for Best Director(s)
Yvette Owen and Stephanie Lemmy

Ron Arscott Shield for Runner Up in the John F. Blackburn Award
for Best Overall Production