September 13, 2004
The Alabama Shakespeare Festival "hopes for an effect 'like Braveheart'" from its performance of Macbeth at Maxwell Air Force Base.
Dana Gioia, the NEA's chairman, insists that the choice of “Macbeth” reflects no underlying message; it is just a short, well-known and portable play with a small (and rapidly diminishing) cast. Besides, he adds, it's a play about soldiers. Well, yes, they do appear occasionally, sometimes as trees.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at September 13, 2004 09:10 AM
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