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. […]