History Alive, Inc. proudly presents: The Scarlet Letter

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Adapted by Dr. Peter Stine, Mark Stevick and Kristina Wacome StevickDirected by Kristina Wacome StevickBased on the novel by Nathaniel Hawthorne This November, History Alive, Inc. brings new life to Nathaniel Hawthorne’s greatest classic– The Scarlet Letter. In a site-specific adaptation for Salem’s Pioneer Village, the author himself guides the audience about the grounds of [….]

Cry Innocent: The People Vs. Bridget Bishop returns to Salem for its 27th October

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“Not all of Salem’s witchiness is silly… the play Cry Innocent: The People Versus Bridget Bishop, in which the audience may question the accused, is educational and beautifully performed.” – The New York Times Next month, Cry Innocent: The People Vs. Bridget Bishop returns to Salem for its 27th October of bringing the Salem Witch [….]

Goodnight, Captain White!, Returns for One More Night

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Goodnight, Captain White!, after a popular run at the historic Ipswich Museum, has been extended for one final goodnight!  This historical, hysterical murder-mystery invites the audience to 1830’s most lavish affair– the retirement party of Captain White’s favorite ship, the Caroline. But it’s not long before a sinister plot is revealed, and your fellow party-goers [….]

History Alive, Inc. proudly presents: Homestead

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Written by Macey JenningsDirected by Carl Schultz Homestead is a new, site-specific play that allows the audience to observe a 17th-century colonial family on the brink of panic and witness firsthand how quickly a community can devolve under the pressure of a witchcraft accusation. This work will debut at The Witch House at 310 Essex [….]

History Alive, Inc. proudly presents: Two Points Off the Weather Bow

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Created by Maeve Brooks, Kayla Gardner, Chris Ortiz, Mikee Parangalan, and Jonathan WackerConceived by Jonathan WackerDirected by Nicholas Blondell Two Points Off the Weather Bow takes its audience on a whaling adventure on the high seas– based heavily on the ship’s logs of 19th-century sailors, this new interactive piece will make its Salem debut at [….]

History Alive! Inc., The Ipswich Museum, and Ipswich ReCreation proudly present: Goodnight, Captain White

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Goodnight, Captain White: A Maritime History-MysteryWritten by Mark StevickDirected by M. Lynda Robinson Get Tickets It’s 1830. “All friends and well-wishers are invited to attend” the retirement party of Captain Joseph White’s favorite ship, the Caroline.  But this magnanimous invitation lures a host of enemies and ill-wishers into the perfect opportunity to murder the rich, [….]

Goodnight Captain White

Goodnight, Captain White to Party One More Weekend Before Long Hibernation

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Goodnight, Captain White to Party One More Weekend Before Long Hibernation Those who love Salem history and also a good laugh will have one more weekend to take in the comedy murder mystery Goodnight, Captain White before History Alive, Inc. puts the play to bed for a long winter’s nap. Performances of the interactive whodunit [….]