March 09, 2007

More on the Tlingit Macbeth

Exploring Cultural Ties

Perseverance Theatre's Tlingit version of 'Macbeth' to open in Washington, D.C.The play, at least most of it, was translated into Tlingit, an endangered language that only Tlingit elders speak fluently.

The psychological impact of bringing Tlingit to the stage has been profound, she said.

"To hear young people speaking Tlingit and acting and talking about big ideas and big emotions is something so unique, it was really moving and exciting to hear," Maynard-Losh said.

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