Macbeth (Shenandoah Shakespeare Express, 1999)

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The Shenandoah Shakespeare Express presented their production of William Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by David W. Johnson, from May 18 to June 6, 1999. Macbeth was performed in repertory with The Knight of the Burning Pestle by Francis Beaumont.

Walter Elder (Macbeth), Chaon Cross (Lady Macbeth), Macbeth, Folger Theatre's presentation of Shenandoah Shakespeare Express, 1999. Directed by David W. Johnson. Photo by Mike Bailey.

The Production


  • Wyckham Avery: Weird Sister/Donalbain/Lady Macduff/Murderer/Gentlewoman
  • Clint Brandhagen: Malcolm/ Lord
  • Kila Burton: Weird Sister/ Bloody Captain/ Macduff’s Son/ Murderer/ Thane of Menteith
  • Chanon Cross: Lady Macbeth
  • Gwendolyn Druyor: Weird Sister/ Thane of Ross/ Fleance/ Young Siward
  • Walter Elder: Macbeth
  • Michael Glenn: Seyton/ Porter
  • David Schiller: Thane of Lennox/ Doctor/ Old Man of Scotland
  • Jason Stiles: Macduff/ Thane of Angus
  • Tom Summers: Duncan/ Siward
  • Jay Postell Pringle: Banquo/ Hecate/ Murderer/ Thane of Caithness

Creative team

  • William Shakespeare, Playwright
  • David W. Johnson, Director
  • Dana McConnell, Assistant Director
  • Kathleen Conery, Costume Designer
  • Joseph Martinez, Fight Choreographer

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Folger Artistic Producer