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Cry Innocent

32 Derby Sq, Old Town Hall, Salem, MA 01970-3704
+1 978-810-2588
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good acting

my partner and I attended this re-enactment of the witchcraft examination of bridget bishop .the... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
enncle
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Excellent Show

Starts in the square with the arrest of Bridget Bishop then proceeds inside to serve on the jury... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
LeppardLady
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Ashland, Ohio
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32 Derby Sq, Old Town Hall, Salem, MA 01970-3704
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

my partner and I attended this re-enactment of the witchcraft examination of bridget bishop .the show was brilliant, the young actors and actresses play multiple parts. it engaged the audience, enjoyed it thouroughly, a great history lesson for usabout salem

2  Thank enncle
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Starts in the square with the arrest of Bridget Bishop then proceeds inside to serve on the jury. The acting was good with a special nod to the actress who played Bridget Bishop, she was phenomenal. Interactive in that you get to ask questions of...More

1  Thank LeppardLady
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I'm going to try to be apolitical about my response to this show, but we'll see how that goes lol. The show's fantastic, first off. I'm an actor, so I know what a hard time it is to work in the round and among the...More

1  Thank Joel H
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This 1692 re-enactment of a town meeting (essentially today's grand jury process) was spot on. Young actors and actresses play multiple roles as they work through witnesses and accusations of Goodie Bishop, the accused witch practitioner. The experience engages the audience with many subtle and...More

2  Thank Judy N
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

While it is more than possible to walk the streets of Salem and see a variety of roaming character actors or individuals dressed as a variety of witches, the Cry Innocent experience was both entertaining and loaded with substance. A piece of interactive history that...More

2  Thank jksdiner
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Bought tickets online as a package deal with another business - the whole ticket process at both locations was unclear & confusing. At this presentation they gathered 120 people on the street where a very brief precursor performance started things off. It was difficult to...More

1  Thank maineonly
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Great reenactment. The actors did a great job at being in the moment, play different roles, and interact with the audience. The audience serve as part of the trial and can ask questions to either the defendant, the accusers, or the judge. Highly recommend it.

1  Thank Taina75
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful actors. I enjoyed the show alot! Really a wonderful job at making you feel part of that period.

2  Thank jupata
Reviewed 12 October 2016

A good take, however, I would definitely suggest doing the Salem Witch Museum first to have a better understanding on the background and history of what took place.

1  Thank Dorene M
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We just came back from a long weekend in Salem and this show was one of the best we attended. My kids are ages 18 and 12 and both left saying positive things. We especially love the beginning when Bridget is arrested in the courtyard....More

1  Thank jenks0718Magnolia
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Gale C
20 October 2015|
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Response from pat-artesia | Reviewed this property |
It starts on the pedestrian street in the center then goes to the old town hall. You can buy your tickets at the cart on the pedestrian street.
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Lin L
18 July 2015|
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Response from James M | Reviewed this property |
When you buy your tickets at the pushcart in front of the building where they perform the trial, the person will tell you when and where the arrest will occur. It happens about a block down the street.
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