The work of Michael Maglaras & Terri Templeton

Orson Welles: A Tale of Two Macbeths

Orson Welles in 1937. In 1937, Orson Welles recreated Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” as taking place not in Scotland…but in Haiti. What became known as the “Voodoo Macbeth” ran in New York City for weeks and toured America for months.   It is, and remains, an outstanding example of the innovative arts of the Works Progress Administration. […]

Associated Press Interviews Filmmaker Michael Maglaras

Film highlights art from Works Progress Administration CAROLYN THOMPSON, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Sunday, February 15, 2015 Eighty years after the federal Works Progress Administration put unemployed artists to work creating sculptures and murals for post offices and courthouses comes this reminder from film maker Michael Maglaras: Look around. Much of the art is still there […]