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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: Scotland and England.
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