Macbeth is thought to have been first performed in 1606.
This December, students from Liberties College CDETB Performance Course will bring their production to The Civic.
This Shakespearean tragedy dramatises the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power. A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders King Duncan and takes the Scottish throne for himself. He is then wracked with guilt and paranoia. Forced to commit more and more murders to protect himself from enmity and suspicion, he soon becomes a tyrannical ruler. The bloodbath and consequent civil war swiftly take Macbeth and Lady Macbeth into the realms of madness and death.
Presented By: Liberties College CDETB Performance Course
Duration: 120 mins. One Interval
Directed By: Simon Manahan
Age Suitability: 12+