Israeli Opera's Verdi Production Recasts Lady Macbeth as a Witch

The music flowed, the lighting glowed and the lady crowed. The witches were in black-and-silver, all the rest wore red, and after the blood was spilled and the singing stilled, peace was fulfilled.

comments Print
In Shakespeare’s play, three witches propel Macbeth onto his murderous road to the crown; the lady, his wife, joins him and urges him to embark on a journey of blood, madness and death. Giuseppe Verdi’s opera,...