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Modernizing The Crucible Picture you're a director that has been asked to direct a modern version of The Crucible. Decide on how you'd produce the play contemporary and the kind of setting which you feel is the most appropriate for conveying the subjects of the drama. In your discussion, you should cope with what you believe are the principal themes of the play which you wish to concentrate on and how the setting will enhance and even add depth to what you need to say. Firstly, I feel that so as to make the play as contemporary as you can, the play has to have a feel which all of its audiences can instantly identify with, as well as being realistic in comparison with present world events. Hence the setting that produces the most realistic drama, as well as portraying events that audiences can identify strongly together, will therefore be the most appropriate for conveying the subjects of this drama. I have also decided to elaborate on the themes of hysteria, intolerance, ethics and selecting a scapegoat. For my setting, I will rely heavily on a mixture of 2 world events which, at differen...