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OPERA REVIEW

High craft, dramatic heat spark ‘Crucible’

By Matthew Guerrieri
Globe Correspondent / November 17, 2009

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Consciences are, appropriately, stripped bare in Boston Opera Collaborative’s fine new production of “The Crucible.’’ After all, Robert Ward’s 1961 operatic adaptation of Arthur Miller’s play is all about witchcraft: Puritan Salem torn by reckless accusations, the flawed-but-noble farmer John Proctor and his wife snared in the irrational mania. What good would common sense do? (Full article: 486 words)

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