Things to do in SalemIf you want to understand the Salem Witch Trials, you have to experience Cry Innocent.

The year is 1692. Bridget Bishop has been accused of witchcraft and YOU are on the Puritan jury. Hear the historical testimonies, cross-examine the witnesses and decide the verdict. Is Bridget Bishop capable of witchcraft? Play your part in history…

Praise for Cry Innocent:

A must see for everyone, Cry Innocent is the longest continuously-running show north of Boston. Featured on the Discovery Channel, the Travel Channel, A&E, Nickelodeon, TLC, NPR, BBC, CNN and MTV.

The New York Times says “Not all of Salem’s witchiness is silly…the play “Cry Innocent: The People Versus Bridget Bishop,” in which the audience may question the accused, is educational and beautifully performed.”-

MTV Roadtrips U.S.A gives Cry Innocent its best rating, 3 out of 3 stars, saying “If you want to put yourself in the place of the Puritans and those on trial for witchcraft, you must experience Cry Innocent“.

We are a Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Winner.

SHOW DETAILS Approximate duration of the show is 45 minutes. The outdoor arrest scene begins approximately 15 minutes before show time. During the show, the audience may step into role as Puritan jurors. Show audiences are also invited to an informal Q and A session with the actors following the performance.


June 18th-August 23rd, weekends in September and October 1st – 31st.

$14 adults
$13 seniors (65+) / adult group tickets (15 +) / military / MTA
$12 third grade through undergraduate
FREE children 9 and under. Salem residents June, July, August, and September with ID and proof of residence.
TICKETS are available online up to one hour before the show here,
and at the performance venue box office cart starting one hour before the show.
PRIVATE SHOWS: For information on booking private off-season performances, please contact Cheri Grishin at
If you’re planning your visit during July 19th-30th, 2016, please be aware that Cry Innocent will be involved in making an international television special on the Salem witch trials. This may limit or alter performance times.
If you’re visiting August 5th, 6th, or 7th, you’ll also want to catch Cry Innocent‘s sister show at the Hawthorne Hotel:

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