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Macbeth

Synopsis
Video recording of Rupert Goold’s 2007 production of Macbeth with Patrick Stewart and Kate Fleetwood as the Macbeths.
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Recording date
2008
Duration
165 mins

Credits

Director
Rupert Goold
Writer
William Shakespeare
Music
Adam Cork
Production Design
Anthony Ward; Lorna Heavey
Cast
Patrick StewartMacbeth
Kate FleetwoodLady Macbeth
Michael FeastMacduff
Scott HandyMalcolm
Martin TurnerBanquo
Ben CarpenterDonalbain
Ben CarpenterYoung Siward
Bill NashAngus
Christopher KnottMurderer
Christopher KnottSiward, Earl of Northumberland
Christopher Patrick NolanPorter
Christopher Patrick NolanSeyton
Hywel JohnMurderer
Hywel JohnCaptain
Mark RawlingsLennox
Mile JefferyFleance (alt) (Fleance)
Niamh McGradyWitch
Paul ShelleyKing Duncan
Paul ShelleyDoctor of Physic
Polly FrameWitch
Sophie HunterWitch
Suzanne BurdenLady Macduff
Tim TreloarRoss
Tom BulpettFleance (alt) (Fleance)

Additional Details

Theatre
Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, NY
Production type
Stage Recordings
Historical period
Contemporary
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Multimedia productions
Related items
A Conversation with Patrick Stewart
Patrick Stewart
Patrick Stewart and Rupert Goold on Macbeth

Notes

General
Video and projection design by Lorna Heavey.
History
Produced by the Chichester Festival Theatre at the Minerva Theatre, Chichester, 1 June-1 September 2007; at the Gielgud Theatre, 26 September-1 December 2007; at the Harvey Theatre, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, N.Y, 12 February-22 March 2008; and on tour.
Reviews
Brantley Ben, New York Times (15 February 2008). Brantley writes "Mr. Goold and Mr. Stewart make it clear that Macbeth is really killed not by Macduff (Michael Feast) but by his own willingness to be killed. It’s suicide by nihilism’.

Production Company

Name

Character Generators

Archive

Name

Theatre on Film and Tape (TOFT)

Email
toft@nypl.org
Web
http://www.nypl.org/locations/lpa/theatre-film-and-tape-archive External site opens in new window
Phone
+ 1 (212) 870-1642
Fax
(212) 8701868
Address
Billy Rose Theatre Collection
40 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York,New York
10023-7498
USA

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