'By the Sea Productions presents in reader's theatre "The Crucible" by Arthur Miller. The play takes place in Salem, Massachusetts during the 1692 Salem witch trials. This was a time when paranoia, hysteria, and deceit gripped the Puritan towns of New England. Miller captured the events in a riveting story that is now considered a modern classic in the theater. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00pm and Sunday matinees at 3:00pm.