MACBETH by William Shakespeare – abridged by Valerie Goodwin

£3.50

Shakespeare’s tragic story of greed and ambition is presented here in an abridged version by Valerie Goodwin.

The words are all Shakespeare’s – this shorter version should appeal to those with who are looking for an introduction to the Bard and may be of interest to schools and youth groups.

A large cast can be trimmed down with doubling.

Description

CHARACTERS

KING DUNCAN

MALCOLM – Son of Duncan

DONALBAIN – Son of Duncan

MACBETH

LADY MACBETH

MACDUFF – Scottish Lord

BANQUO – Scottish Lord

FLEANCE – Banquo’s son

LADY MACDUFF

YOUNG MACDUFF

LENNOX – Scottish Lord

ANGUS – Scottish Lord

ROSS – Scottish Lord

MENTEITH – Scottish Lord

CAITHNESS – Scottish Lord

3 WITCHES

SEYTON – Servant to Macbeth

SIWARD – Earl of Northumberland

HECATE – Queen of Witches

3 further WITCHES

APPARITIONS

PORTER

GENTLEWOMAN

DOCTOR

OLD MAN

GHOSTS OF KINGS

SERVANTS, SOLDIERS & ATTENDANTS

 

RUNNING TIME

APPROX 70 MINUTES

 

PRODUCTION HISTORY

This version of Macbeth was first presented by the Bridport Shakespeare Company in 2017

PREVIEW

Preview available here

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