Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

Orson Welles on Shakespeare: The W.P.A. and Mercury Theatre Playscripts

by Richard France

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Overview

This volume is the only publication available of the fully annotated playscripts of Wells' W.P.A Federal Theatre Project and Mercury Theatre adaptations, including the "Voodoo" Macbeth, the modern-dress Julius Caesar and Welles' compilation of history plays, Five Kings.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781134980000
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 04/15/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 336
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Richard France is a playwright, teacher, actor, and authority on Orson Welles. He is the author of The Theatre of Orson Welles, which was the recipient of the Choice Outstanding Book Award in 1978. He is also the winner of the 1982 Silver PEN award. Currently, France teaches at the City University of New York.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Macbeth

Preface

Production Credits and Cast

Act One

Act Two

Act Three

Notes to Macbeth

Julius Caesar

Preface

Production Credits and Cast

Playscript

Notes to Julius Caesar

Five Kings

Preface

Production Credits and Cast

Act One

Act Two

Act Three

Notes to Five Kings

Selected Bibliography

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