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Macbeth

Synopsis
A joint production of Macbeth between the Folger Theatre and the Two River Theatre Company (Red Bank, NJ). The production is co-directed by Aaron Posner and Teller. Kate Eastwood Norris and Ian Merrill Peakes are the Macbeths. The videorecording for the Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA) is made by George Karseboom.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
29 Mar 2008

Credits

Director
Aaron Posner; Teller
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Daniel Conway
Contributor
George Karseboom
Cast
Ian Merrill PeakesMacbeth
Kate Eastwood NorrisLady Macbeth
Cody NickellMacduff
Scott KernsMalcolm
Paul MorellaBanquo
Andrew ZoxCaithness
Andrew ZoxWitch (1st)
Ben CookMacduff’s son
Benjamin SchiffbauerFleance
Cleo HouseMenteith
Cleo HouseWitch (3rd)
Cleo HouseMurderer (2nd)
Dan OlmsteadKing Duncan
Eric HissonPorter
Eric HissonDoctor of Physic
Eric HissonWitch (2nd)
Eric HissonMurderer (1st)
Evander, Jr. DuckLennox
Jeremy Brown (2)Captain
Jeremy Brown (2)Young Siward
Joe IsenbergAngus
Karen PeakesLady Macduff
Noel VelezRoss
Peter VanceSeyton
Peter VanceDonalbain

Additional Details

Theatre
Elizabethan Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Library
Theatre company
Folger Theatre
Production type
Stage Recordings
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616)
Related items
Capturing Macbeth
Macbeth: The Dvd Edition

Notes

General
Teller is an illusionist/comedian and half of the magic team Penn & Teller, Teller is almost always silent in public. Teller created the magic for the production.
History
The production ran 2 March-13 April 2008.
Reviews
The Folger Shakespeare Library website www.folger.edu has produced a series of podcasts where Folger educators, teachers and actors engaged in teaching the play in the classroom, share their thoughts on the production (accessed 5/2008).

Production Company

Name

Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (WAPAVA)

Email
leahkim@umd.edu
Web
http://www.wapava.org External site opens in new window
Phone
(301) 405 9117
Address
James J. Taylor Collection
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland 20742-1630

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