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The Greenbrier Valley Theatre presented “The Crucible,” by Arthur Miller, on Tuesday morning in Lewisburg. Arthur Miller’s “The Crucible” depicts a dark time in the history of the New World, a time when superstition, not science, ruled the day. No one was safe from accusations of practicing witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, and the commonwealth’s courts operated under the presumption that a defendant was guilty until proven innocent.