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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
AbdulWitch Doctor
Thomas AndersonLennox
a nobleman
Service BellDuncan
King of Scotland
Gabriel BrownCaptain
Eric BurroughsHecate
Jack CarterMacbeth
a general of the Scottish army
Laurence ChenaultDoctor
Charles CollinsLord
Carl CrawfordFleance
son of Banquo
William CumberbatchChamberlain
Frank DavidRoss
a nobleman
Viola DeanPage
Alma DicksonLady Macbeth
The Duchess
Maurice EllisMacduff
a nobleman of Scotland
Hilda FrenchPage
Virginia GirvinThe Nurse
Lisle GrenidgeCaptain
Bertram HolmesYoung Macduff
Halle HowardChamberlain
J. Louis JohnsonPorter
J.B. JohnsonSecond Messenger
Zola KingThird Witch
Larri LauriaSeyton
an officer attending on Macbeth
Canada LeeBanquo
a general of the Scottish army
Albert McCoyAttendant
George NixonFirst Murderer
Kenneth RenwickSecond Murderer
Wardell SaundersMalcolm
son of Duncan
Archie SavageSiward
Edna ThomasLady Macbeth
George ThomasAttendant
Philandre ThomasFirst Messenger
Al WattsThe Priest
Josephine WilliamsSecond Witch
Wilhelmina WilliamsFirst Witch
Marie YoungLady Macduff