Unique features include an extensive overview of Shakespeare's life, world, and theater by the general editor of Signet Classic Shakespeare series, plus a special introduction to the play by the editor Sylvan Barnet, Tufts University. It also contains comprehensive stage and screen history of notable actors, directors, and productions of "Macbeth", then and now.
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An exciting new edition of the complete works of Shakespeare with these features: Illustrated with photographs from New York Shakespeare Festival productions, vivid readable readable introductions for each play by noted scholar David Bevington, a lively personal foreword by Joseph Papp, an insightful essay on the play in performance, modern spelling and pronunciation, up-to-date annotated bibliographies, and convenient listing of key passages.From the Inside Flap:
Infamously known as the cursed Scottish play, Macbeth is perhaps Shakespeare's darkest tragedy. When General Macbeth is foretold by three witches that he will one day be King of Scotland, Lady Macbeth convinces him to get rid of anyone who could stand in his way including committing regicide. As Macbeth ascends to the throne through bloody murder, he becomes a tyrant consumed by fear and paranoia.
An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring:
James Marsters as Macbeth
Joanne Whalley as Lady Macbeth
Josh Cooke as Banquo and others
JD Cullum as Macduff and Second Murderer
Dan Donohue as Ross
Jeannie Elias as Second Witch and others
Chuma Gault as Lennox and Servant
Jon Matthews as Malcolm
Alan Shearman as Angus and others
Andr Sogliuzzo as Donalbain, Third Witch and others
Kate Steele as Lady Macduff, First Witch and Apparition
Kris Tabori as Duncan and others
Directed by Martin Jarvis. Sound effects by Tony Palermo. Recorded at the Invisible Studios, West Hollywood.
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