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Macbeth

Synopsis
A version of the play with five actors by Karin Henkel and Jeroen Versteele first staged at the Münchner Kammerspiele. Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are played by women.
Language
German (Standard)
Country
Germany
Medium
Television
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Transmission details
2012
Duration
124 mins

Credits

Director
Karin Henkel; Versteele. Jeroen
Writer
William Shakespeare
Production Design
Muriel Goerstner
Costume
Tina Kloempken
Cast
Jana SchultzMacbeth
Katya BürkleLady Macbeth
Stefan MerkiMacduff
Katya BürkleMalcolm
Benny ClaessensBanquo
Benny ClaessensMurderer
Benny ClaessensBanquo’s ghost (Apparition)
Kate StrongWitch
Kate StrongMacduff’s son
Kate StrongMurderer
Kate StrongGentlewoman
Katya BürkleWitch
Stefan MerkiFleance
Stefan MerkiMurderer
Stefan MerkiWitch
Stefan MerkiKing Duncan

Additional Details

Theatre
Münchner Kammerspiele
Production type
Television and Radio Drama
Plays
Macbeth
Subjects
Drama
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); Doubling of roles; Gender reversal

Notes

History
The stage production premiered 8 June 2011. Television transmission date in Germany and the Czech Republic not known.
Textual information
Translated by Thomas Brasch

Production Company

Name

Prepis TV

Archive

Name

Arts Institute-Theatre Institute

Email
info@institutumeni.cz
Web
http://institute.theatre.cz External site opens in new window
Phone
224 809 123
Fax
224 809 123
Address
Celetna 17
110 00 Praha 1
Czech Republic

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