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Macbeth

Synopsis
Video recording of Robin Phillips and Eric Steiner’s 1978 production of Macbeth for the Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival. Douglas Rain and Maggie Smith are the Macbeths.
Language
English
Country
Canada
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
6 Jul 1978

Credits

Director
Eric Steiner; Robin Phillips
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Louis Applebaum
Production Design
Daphne Dare
Cast
Douglas RainMacbeth
Maggie SmithLady Macbeth
Stephen RussellMacduff
Jack WetherallMalcolm
Lewis GordonBanquo
Bernard HopkinsWitch
Dion McHughMurderer (1st)
Dion McHughSeyton
Domini BlytheLady Macduff
Graeme CampbellPorter
Greg WanlessLennox
Joel KenyonMenteith
Joel KenyonMurderer
Karen AustinWitch
Keith BattenDonalbain
Lorne KennedyFleance
Maurice GoodRoss
Nicholas PennellDoctor of Physic
Peter Donaldson (2)Young Siward
Richard CurnockOld Man
Richard CurnockWitch
Robert BensonSiward, Earl of Northumberland
Robert RuttanCaithness
Rodger BartonAngus
Stewart ArnottMurderer (2nd)
William NeedlesKing Duncan

Additional Details

Theatre
Festival Theatre, Stratford, Ontario
Theatre company
Stratford Shakespeare Company, Ontario
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Medieval
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival

Notes

History
The production ran in repertory 7 June-14 October 1978
Reviews
Berry, Ralph. Shakespeare Quarterly 30 (1979): 167-75 (in review article).

Archive

Name

Stratford (Ontario) Shakespeare Festival Archive

Contact
ECharendoff@stratfordshakespearefestival.com (Archives Co-ordinator)
Web
https://www.stratfordfestival.ca/AboutUs/OurHistory/ArchivesServices External site opens in new window
Phone
+1 519-271 1040
Fax
+1 519-271-1040
Address
350 Douro Street
P.O. Box 520
55 Queen Street
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 3S7
Canada

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