History tends to repeat itself, which means there’s a good chance you’ll get run over by another war elephant. Learn from the past with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $12 for two adult tickets to Cry Innocent (up to a $24 value)
- $19 for two adult and two child tickets to Cry Innocent (up to a $40 value)
- $25 for two adult and four child tickets to Cry Innocent (up to a $56 value)
A reenactment of the 1692 witch trial of Bridget Bishop, Cry Innocent incorporates the audience to play the role of her Puritan jury. Viewers are free to ask questions as they deliberate Bishop’s fate and learn about the era. Click here to view the full schedule of performances, which includes weekend and weekday shows in June, July, August, and October. Call ahead for reservations.
At the Old Town Hall in Salem, the players of the History Alive! acting troupe don the garb of Puritan citizens and slip into the roles of the Salem witch trials' accused and accusers during its signature performance, Cry Innocent. The play depicts the trial of the doomed Bridget Bishop, her supposed victims, and the other villagers, with professional actors staying in character even when communicating with the audience. Through its interactive productions, the company hopes to provide viewers with new insights on not only the 1690's, but the present day. The company's past and future productions include a comedic murder mystery centered around Cpt. Joseph White.
90% of 31 customers
“Enjoyed the performance, although at times it was difficult to hear the dialogue. Addition of some quiet fans for hot, steamy days would be helpful to make the...”
“Enjoyed the performance, although at times it was difficult to hear the dialogue. Addition of some quiet fans for hot, steamy days would be helpful to make the performance more comfortable. ”
“The experience was exciting, the acting was great & we really enjoyed participating in the trial. Fun, educational & interesting!! ”
“sometimes the actors talked too fast to understand clearly.”
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