High School for the Arts kicks off its season with a production of The Crucible


BETHLEHEM, PA — The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (Charter Arts) will kick off its jam-packed 2018-2019 Performance Season with a production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible.   The play will run from October 19-21, 2018, with evening performances on October 19 & 20 at 7 PM, and a matinee performance on October 21 at 2 PM.  Tickets are $5-$13 and can be purchased online at www.CharterArts.org or at the door.

This production is directed by Christopher Morris and features a stellar cast of young actors.  Lead roles include Derrick Sanders as John Proctor,  Hannah McCalla as Elizabeth Proctor, and Marcella Karam as Abigail Williams.


Morris describes the production as ‘thought-provoking’ and says, “If the audience walks away talking about it, it’s a win.”


The production crew includes set design by Peter Wrenn-Meleck, costume design by Cheryl Vlasak, and music composition by Mike Lorenz.


Charter Arts is located at 321 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem, PA.  To learn more about the school or to order tickets visit www.CharterArts.org.




The Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts (Charter Arts), opened in 2003, is an audition-based, tuition-free, public charter school that provides a comprehensive curriculum for high school students, grades 9-12, who have a passion for the arts.  Students major in one of eight artistic areas:  dance, theatre, vocal music, instrumental music, literary arts, figure skating, production design, or visual art.


Charter Arts’ rigorous curriculum fosters both academic and artistic excellence for its students. The school’s impressive Pennsylvania School Performance Profile (SPP) Academic Score, AP exam statistics, Keystone exam statistics, SAT scores, prestigious artistic accolades, and graduation rate are all a testament to the outstanding education Charter Arts provides.


Charter Arts was one of only 349 schools in the nation named as a 2018 National Blue Ribbon School by the U.S. Department of Education.  The school also earned a Silver Award for its impressive ranking on U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 Best High Schools in America list.


Charter Arts is located at 321 East 3rd Street in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.  To learn more about the school visit www.CharterArts.org or call 610-868-2971.



Information & Image Provided By:
Ann Gillette
Manager of Public Relations and Media
Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts
321 East 3rd Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015