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The Salem witch trials come to Idaho

Two drawn hands tied with red rope at the wrist over a fire pile.
Erin Cunningham / Danny Peterson Theater
Afflicted continues through February 11th at the Danny Peterson Theater

A new play at the Morrison Center in Boise explores some of the themes that came out of the Salem Witch Trials in puritan New England in 1691.

The play is called “Afflicted: Daughters of Salem” and it looks at some of the events leading up to the trials. Cast member Karen Fichtman, Stage Manager Emily Oquist and director Jamie Nebeker sat down with our George Prentice to talk about the play.

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