Dear Prospective Juror:
You, can redress a one-sided transgression from a time gone by
On June 10, 1692 the hanging of Bridget Bishop took place within the community caught in the soft mist of chaos. Bishop, who had been sentenced for being in league with the devil had also been impeached for the same evil a few years previously.
Cross examine the witnesses and render this lady’s destiny
At Cry Innocent you are the judge and are prevailed upon to consider Guilt or Innocence. Pay attention to the hostile testimony presented against Bishop and allocate her the due process she never came to realize while alive. Whispered tales of sexual fantasies. arguments with neighbors and even murder envelop Bishop.
History Alive: The case against Bridget Bishop…
Is tendered at Old Town Hall (32 Derby Street, Salem). The performances runs June 28 through October 31. Prices are as follows: $9.00–Adults; $8.00–seniors/student with children under 6: free.
Reserve your seat on the body of jurors by calling upon the Old Town Hall Box Office or by visiting www.gordon.edu/historyalive for schedule and times.
Come play your part and render the purpose of the people’s faith–
The foreman in the case: the people vs. Bridget Bishop