Listen to Orson Welles’s Legendary Shakespeare Productions Online

“Being a trailblazer in both radio and the stage, Welles adapted many of his stage productions for the wireless. The Internet Archive has posted many of these recordings online, which you can listen to for free. The selection includes performances of Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet, Richard III, Macbeth and, of course, Julius Caesar, among others. In most cases, these recordings – along with a few set photos – are the only documents left of Welles’s groundbreaking productions.”

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