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

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Richard France
Routledge, 2013 M04 15 - 336 pages
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.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
MACBETH
28
JULIUS CAESAR
103
FIVE KINGS
169
Selected Bibliography
295
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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.

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