Directed by Ronnie Dykstra
19th - 26th March, 2011
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 Macbeth.
Lady Macbeth's conscience now begins to torture her and she imagines that she can see her hands covered with blood.
She commits suicide. Macduff kills Macbeth and Malcolm becomes king.
|Malcolm, his elder son
|Lennox, a Scottish Thane
|Ross, a Scottish Thane
|Macbeth, Thane of Glamis,
later of Cawdor, and later King
|Banquo, A Scottish Thane
|Fleance, Banquo's son
|Macduff, a Scottish Thane
|Donalbain, King Duncan's younger son
|Seyton, Macbeth's Armourer
|Seyward, Earl of Northumberland,
|Sound & original music
|Design & Special Effects
and the Green Room Wardrobe Team
|Properties / ASM
|The Green Room Team
|Chaperone for the Juniors
|The play was kindly sponsored by:
Motrax Motor Accessories, 88 Chapel Lane
Chapel Interiors, 33 Chapel Lane
Bill Not Weed, Wilmslow