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Saoirse Ronan Charms Oscar Audiences with Ryan Seacrest Before ‘Crucible’ Broadway Opening

By James Knight J.knight@classicalite.com on Feb 29, 2016 02:06 AM EST

Saoirse Ronan (Brooklyn) may have lost the Best Actress Oscar to Brie Larson but that didn’t stop her from winning over the hearts of viewers all over the globe. The Irish-American actress charmed viewers at home from the red carpet in an interview with, professional microphone holder and talker into-er, Ryan Seacrest. Ronan is currently gearing up to star in the Broadway revival of The Crucible, which was set to start previews tonight, but has been pushed back so Ronan could attend the ceremonies. The official opening for the show has also been pushed back.

The Crucible was originally scheduled to begin previews tonight (February 29), but was moved to Tuesday, March 1. The official opening date for The Crucible has been moved from March 21 to April 7.

The principle cast for The Crucible includes (via TheaterMania):

Saoirse Ronan as Abigail Williams.
Sophie Okonedo as Elizabeth Proctor.
Ben Whishaw as John Proctor.
Saoirse Ronan as Abigail Williams.
Ciarán Hinds as Deputy Governor Danforth.
Bill Camp as Reverend John Hale.
Jim Norton as Giles Corey.
Tavi Gevinson as Mary Warren.
Jason Butler Harner as Reverend Samuel Parris.
The Company includes:
Michael Braun as Ezekiel Cheever.
Tina Benko as Ann Putnam/Sarah Goode.
Teagle Bougere as Judge Hawthorne.
Jenny Jules as Tituba.
Thomas Jay Ryan as Thomas Putnam.
Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut as Susanna Walcott.
Elizabeth Teeter as Betty Parris.
Ray Anthony Thomas as Francis Nurse.
Brenda Wehle as Rebecca Nurse.
Erin Wilhelmi as Mercy Lewis.

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