The Company of Players (CoPs) - Hertford

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Season: 2009-2010
26th November – 5th December 2009 at 8pm Macbeth
By  William Shakespeare
 
Directed by

This drama is one of the great tragedy themed plays by William Shakespeare. The themes illustrated in the play include ambition, fate, deception and treachery. Three witches decide to confront the great Scottish general Macbeth on his victorious return from a war between Scotland and Norway. The Scottish king, Duncan, decides that he will confer the title of the traitorous Cawdor on the heroic Macbeth. Macbeth, and another General called Banquo, happen upon the three witches. The witches predict that he will one day become king. He decides that he will murder Duncan. Macbeth’s wife agrees to his plan. He then murders Duncan assisted by his wife who smears the blood of Duncan on the daggers of the sleeping guards. A nobleman called Macduff discovers the body. Macbeth kills the guards insisting that their daggers smeared with Duncan’s blood are proof that they committed the murder. The crown passes to Macbeth. More murders ensue and the bloodied ghost of Banquo appears to

CAST

Lady Macbeth
First Witch
Second Witch
Third Witch
Macduff
Malcolm
Donaldbain
A Captain of the Scottish Forces
Porter
Lady Macduff
Lady Macduff's Son
Lady Macduff's Other Son
Lady In Waiting

CREATIVE TEAM


Stage Manager
Lighting Design
Lighting Operator
Original Music
Sound Operator
Prompter
Properties
Fight Arrangement

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