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Tragedy of Macbeth

Alternative title
Macbeth
Synopsis
Macbeth performed by the Actors Company. Directed by Barry Boys with Earle Hyman as Macbeth.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
18 Apr 1968 at 19:30 (Channel: WNDT, NY)
Duration
144 mins
Availability
No archive copy found (2006)

Credits

Producer
Arnold Hoskwith; Barry Boys
Cast
Earle HymanMacbeth
Lois NettletonLady Macbeth
Colgate SalsburyMacduff
Charles SiebertMalcolm
Stacy KeachBanquo
Elizabeth ShepherdWitch (1st)
Holland TaylorLady Macduff
Maeve McGuireWitch (2nd)
Russell GoldKing Duncan
Susan SullivanWitch (3rd)

Additional Details

Theatre company
Actors Company
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Black actors

Notes

General
Barry Boys was the former director of Shakespeare Studies at the London Academy of Musical and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA).
History
The IMDb records that the play was broadcast on NET-TV 17/11/1968. This broadcast lasted over 5 hours and incorporated rehearsal footage.
Reviews
Variety Television Review (24 April 1968).

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