Macbeth

by William Shakespeare
directed by Blanka Zizka
September 29, 2010November 13, 2010

What are the 'witches'?

In preparing for our production of Macbeth, one of Blanka Zizka's first questions was "What are the 'witches' in the world of our production?" Witchcraft is not just a thing of the past, or a joke in the current campaign season. Here's a review of a book investigating how the notion of witchcraft remains alive as a means for stigmatizing women in societies wracked by social turmoil.

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