Interview with José Carrasquillo,
director of WSC’s Macbeth
playing now at the Clark Street Playhouse, Arlington, VA
by Lorraine Treanor
As house managers busily prepared for the sold-out audience to arrive on opening night, director Jose Carrasquillo told us how the creation of his unique setting for Macbeth began with the story telling from his childhood in Puerto Rico.
The style evolved into ‘magical realism’. Actors play trees and animals, spirits and humans. The presentation is totally nude, not counting artistically applied body paint. It all works. Listen here to find out why.