Shasta College
Theatre Arts Department 

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REDDING, CA   Dark desires and hidden agendas fuel extreme behaviors in Arthur Miller’s heart-pounding play, "The Crucible," this October at the Shasta College Theatre. Based on the Salem Witch trials and inspired by the McCarthy hearings of the 1950's, "The Crucible" will take you on an emotional roller-coaster ride of disturbing and often terrifying levels — perfect for Halloween thrill-seekers looking for something new and exciting!

Performance dates are October 13th, 14th, 19th, 20th, 21st at 7:00pm. There are two matinée performances on October 15th and 22nd at 2:00pm. All performances are at the Shasta College Theatre. Tickets are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors and $5 for students. This production is rated PG.

The production features Shasta College students, faculty and community members, including Blake Fisher, Chelsea Bailey, Wylie Ernst and Mathew McDonald. The production is directed by Dr. Gregory Thorson, with David Fraser as the set designer, costumes by Hilary Fahey, lighting by Tim Dye and hair and makeup by Matthew McDonald. For more information, call (530) 242-7573.

There is also a student matinée performance October 20th at 11:00am. This performance is for local high school and middle school students. Tickets are only $5 for all students and chaperones. Please contact Dr. Gregory Thorson, at, if you are interested in bringing a student group.

***Online ticket sales close 3 hrs. and 30 mins. prior to the event***

Seats are still available even if "SOLD OUT" is listed for the online ticket sales.
Tickets may be purchased at the box office which opens one hour prior to the start of the event.
Theatre entry doors for seating open one half hour prior to the start of the event.



"A Day in the Death of Joe Egg"
Peter Nichols

Auditions for this production will be held in the Shasta College Theatre Department, Room 522, on January 16th and 17th, at 6:00pm.

The Shasta College Theatre Arts Department operates 12 months a year.  Its activities include: offering classes, producing plays and musicals, promotion and box office, and program development. The Theatre Arts Department offers a variety of theory, production and technical theatre classes. The department features two main stage productions each academic year and a vigorous Summer Theatre Festival of popular musicals and comedies. Auditions are held at the beginning of each term and are open to members of the community. Rehearsals are scheduled during the evenings and on weekends. Technical theatre activities occur daily. Community involvement is very welcome. For additional information, call (530) 242-2369.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​