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  • Marion Cotillard replaces Natalie Portman as Lady Macbeth

    Our condolences to all those who had their hearts set on seeing Natalie Portman rocking the Shakespeare thing in the upcoming adaptation of “Macbeth.” The Israeli-born actress, who was initially on board to play Lady Macbeth opposite Michael Fassbender, has just been replaced by Oscar-winner Marion Cotillard, according to The Hollywood Reporter. At least there’s… More ▸

  • Full of sound and fury: Bloch’s ‘Macbeth’ opera gets a rare airing

    (Courtesy of L.A. Jewish Journal – By Rick Schultz) Ernest Bloch, the renowned 20th century Swiss-born American composer, wrote just one opera, “Macbeth,” and it has rarely been produced in the United States since its 1910 Paris premiere. Now, the Long Beach Opera is presenting the opera’s first U.S. staging since John Houseman’s 1973 production,… More ▸