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Jack Carter played the title character in the 1936 all-Black production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, staged by Orson Welles, and set in the “Jungles of Mythical Island Resembling Haiti in the West Indies.”

Author: New York Theater

Jonathan Mandell is a 3rd generation NYC journalist, who sees shows, reads plays, writes reviews and sometimes talks with people.

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