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Why should you read "Macbeth"? - Brendan Pelsue

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There’s a play so powerful that an old superstition says its name should never be uttered in a theater. A play that begins with witchcraft and ends with a bloody, severed head. A play filled with riddles, prophecies, nightmare visions, and lots of brutal murder. But is it really all that good? Brendan Pelsue explains why you should read (or revisit) "Macbeth."

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Brendan Pelsue
  • Director Silvia Prietov
  • Senior Animator Jenaro Gonzalez, Diego Doncel, William Cifuentes
  • Producer Julian Andrés Sánchez
  • Compositor Julian Andrés Sánchez, Ricardo Arias
  • Animator Daniela Rueda, Ingrid Solano
  • Storyboard Artist Mauricio Vargas
  • Art Director Ronald Reyes
  • Designer Ronald Reyes
  • Sound Designer Alejandro Uribe-Holgin
  • Composer Manuel José Gordillo
  • Associate Producer Jessica Ruby
  • Content Producer Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Producer Alex Rosenthal
  • Narrator Adrian Dannatt

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