CULTURE

Photos: Ben Whishaw is Ferocious on Broadway’s Buzzy “The Crucible”


The chameleonic British actor reveals how he slides into such a wide range of roles, including this icon of American theater. The secret? Being yourself.

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Saoirse Ronan and Ben Whishaw in The Crucible. Photo by Jan Versweyveld.

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Sophie Okonedo and Ben Whishaw in The Crucible. Photo by Jan Versweyveld.

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Saoirse Ronan and the cast of The Crucible. Photo by Jan Versweyveld.

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Sophie Okonedo and Ben Whishaw in The Crucible. Photo by Jan Versweyveld.

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John C. Reilly, Ben Whishaw, and Colin Farrell in “The Lobster.”

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Ben Whishaw in London in 2013.

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Ben Whishaw in Prada at the Spectre premiere, October 2015. Photo by Getty Images.