Interview with Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster – ‘Mary Warren’ in Soulpepper’s ‘The Crucible’

4 Sep

Soulpepper has a hit on their hands with their production of Arthur Miller’s famed McCarthy Hearings allegory, The Crucible, thanks a remarkable creative team which includes Soulpepper Academy member, Courtney Ch’ng Lancaster. We had a chance to chat with Courtney about the power and relevance the work still wields today, the role of superstition in the world of theatre, and the interaction between performance and aesthetics. Have a listen below!

(Fair warning, we do go into some detail about the story, so if you don’t want any plot points spoiled you may want to skip 1:15 to 3:45.)



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