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Macbeth   

Lafayette Theatre, (4/09/1936 - circa. 5/1936)
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Opening Date: Apr 09, 1936    
Closing Date: May 1936 Total Performances: 56

Category: Play, Tragedy, Revival
Setting: Jungles of Mythical Island Resembling Haiti in the West Indies.
Comments: This infamous production came to be known as the "Voodoo" Macbeth.



Production Staff
Produced by Negro Theatre Unit of the Federal Theatre Project of the WPA and John Houseman
Written by William Shakespeare; Arranged in three acts and eight scenes by Orson Welles
Staged by Orson Welles
Scenic Design by Nat Karson; Costume Design by Nat Karson; Lighting Design by A. H. Feder
Cast
Abdul
Witch Doctor
Thomas Anderson
Lennox
a nobleman
Service Bell
Duncan
King of Scotland
Gabriel Brown
Captain
Eric Burroughs
Hecate
Jack Carter
Macbeth
a general of the Scottish army
Laurence Chenault
Doctor
Charles Collins
Lord
Carl Crawford
Fleance
son of Banquo
William Cumberbatch
Chamberlain
Frank David
Ross
a nobleman
Viola Dean
Page
Alma Dickson
Lady Macbeth
The Duchess
Maurice Ellis
Macduff
a nobleman of Scotland
Hilda French
Page
Virginia Girvin
The Nurse
Lisle Grenidge
Captain
Bertram Holmes
Young Macduff
Halle Howard
Chamberlain
J. Louis Johnson
Porter
J.B. Johnson
Second Messenger
Zola King
Third Witch
Larri Lauria
Seyton
an officer attending on Macbeth
Canada Lee
Banquo
a general of the Scottish army
Albert McCoy
Attendant
George Nixon
First Murderer
Kenneth Renwick
Second Murderer
Wardell Saunders
Malcolm
son of Duncan
Archie Savage
Siward
Edna Thomas
Lady Macbeth
George Thomas
Attendant
Philandre Thomas
First Messenger
Al Watts
The Priest
Josephine Williams
Second Witch
Wilhelmina Williams
First Witch
Marie Young
Lady Macduff