February 2, 2014 11:56 AM

‘Afflicted’ at the Coterie is a potent drama for young audiences

“Afflicted: Daughters of Salem,” which runs through Feb. 23 at the Coterie Theatre, is a sort of prequel to Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible.” This co-production with the UMKC Theatre Department balances dramatic power and educational value as it imagines events that preceded the Salem witch trials.

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