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32 Derby Sq, Salem, MA 01970-3704
+1 978-867-4767
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Amazing Performance

Our group was excited to see a live performance of "Cry Innocent" about the trial of Bridget... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2016
Ryan E
Wabash, Indiana
Hit or Miss

I wanted to like this performance more than I actually did because I think this show has a lot of... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2013
Jessica N
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32 Derby Sq, Salem, MA 01970-3704
+1 978-867-4767

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

Our group was excited to see a live performance of "Cry Innocent" about the trial of Bridget Bishop. The actors were amazing. They played multiple parts and were right on with their characters not missing a beat. What made the performance even better was that...More

Thank Ryan E
Reviewed 15 August 2013

I wanted to like this performance more than I actually did because I think this show has a lot of potential. However, I don't know if audience participation is the best way to go. One guy in our audience was a real jerk and kept...More

1  Thank Jessica N
Reviewed 27 October 2012

My daughter and I were excited to get a chance to see Cry Innocent while in Salem the weekend before Halloween, but found it was not at all what we expected. Town Hall acoustics leave a lot to be desired and one of the main...More

1  Thank gina3981
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Located in Salem Old Town Hall which in itself is excellent and free, it has a step by step history of the existence of Salem and urge people to support it as it relies on donations. Upstairs is the performance of Cry Innocent. The actors...More

2  Thank RSC
Reviewed 8 October 2012

We were a part of the 'congregation' for Bridget Bishop's questioning. The actors performed very well and were quick on their feet to answer questions in character. Definitely worth seeing.

Thank MonroeMama
Reviewed 14 August 2012

The play started out in the middle of the Essex pedestrian mall. We saw Goody Bishop being accused of witchcraft and taken into custody. We followed them to the town hall (which is actually in Salem's Old Town Hall) and took our seats to be...More

2  Thank daynasu
Reviewed 4 August 2012

There's nothing like being a tourist in Salem and seeing puritans wandering around asking if you've heard the daily news. Its quite a surprise when there's suddenly shouting and a scuffle breaks out. It appears that someone's been arrested and should you follow the town...More

1  Thank PSAkins
Reviewed 21 July 2012

This is a live, interactive play that starts near the Visitors Center in Salem and then progresses to the Old Town Hall. The actors start and stay in character. You can ask them anything and it is amusing to get their replies "in character." When...More

2  Thank Lisa W
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