The Legacy of Orson Welles' Voodoo Macbeth

Department: Film and Media Studies

Date and Time: April 12, 2017 | 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Event Location: McCormick Screening Room, Humanities Gateway 1070

Event Details


Independent author, illustrator, and musician Norris Burroughs will present the short documentary WE WORK AGAIN (Works Progress Administration, 1936 and discuss the collaboration of his father, actor Edgar Burroughs, with Orson Welles on the 1936 Federal Theatre Project staging of 'Voodoo' Macbeth in Harlem, New York, followed by the signing of Mr. Burroughs' graphic novel, VOODOO MACBETH.

Co-sponsored by Illuminations, the UCI Shakespeare Center, and Film and Media Studies.