Macbeth (abridged)

Macbeth (abridged) adapted by Larry Nehring

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Drama
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40 - 55 minutes
2 W, 2 M,  (4-12 actors possible: 2-10 W, 2-10 M)
Content Notes: Mild adult content
Set: Simple.

William Shakespeare's classic tragedy unfolds fast and furiously in this abridged one-act version, trimmed to the story's very essence. When Scottish war hero Macbeth is told by three witches that he will become king, he and his wife descend down a path of murder and betrayal. Though their plotting initially brings success and power, the guilt and even the ghost of a murdered ally lead to their madness, downfall, and destruction.

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William Shakespeare's classic tragedy unfolds fast and furiously in this abridged one-act version, trimmed to the story's very essence. When Scottish war hero Macbeth is told by three witches that he will become king, he and his wife descend down a path of murder and betrayal. Though their plotting initially brings success and power, the guilt and even the ghost of a murdered ally lead to their madness, downfall, and destruction.

  • Drama
  • |
  • 40 - 55 minutes
  • 2 W, 2 M,  (4-12 actors possible: 2-10 W, 2-10 M)
  • Content Notes: Mild adult content
  • Set: Simple.
  • Standard Edition ISBN: 978-1-62384-649-7

Production History

OCT 27, 2022 - OCT 29, 2022
Mandeville High School
Mandeville, LA United States
Mandeville High School Mandeville, LA United States
MAR 15, 2022 - MAR 24, 2022
James C. Enochs High School
Modesto, CA United States
James C. Enochs High School Modesto, CA United States
APR 10, 2020 - APR 18, 2020
James C. Enochs High School
Modesto, CA United States
James C. Enochs High School Modesto, CA United States
MAR 06, 2020 - MAY 20, 2020
Center High School
Center, TX United States
Center High School Center, TX United States
OCT 10, 2019 - OCT 12, 2019
Illinois Valley Central High School
Chillicothe, IL United States
Illinois Valley Central High School Chillicothe, IL United States
JUN 18, 2019 - JUN 18, 2019
Kwantlen Park Secondary School
Surrey, BC Canada
Kwantlen Park Secondary School Surrey, BC Canada
MAR 09, 2019 - APR 28, 2019
LASA High School
Austin, TX United States
LASA High School Austin, TX United States
MAR 27, 2018 - MAR 28, 2018
Caroline High School
Milford, VA United States
Caroline High School Milford, VA United States
MAR 08, 2018 - MAR 10, 2018
Top Hat Theatre Company
Mission, TX United States
Top Hat Theatre Company Mission, TX United States
MAR 02, 2018 - MAR 30, 2018
Quinlan ISD
Quinlan, TX United States
Quinlan ISD Quinlan, TX United States
MAR 23, 2017 - MAR 23, 2017
Caroline High School
Milford, VA United States
Caroline High School Milford, VA United States
FEB 18, 2016 - FEB 20, 2016
Vines High School
Plano, TX United States
Vines High School Plano, TX United States
OCT 31, 2015 - NOV 30, 2015
Tulia Junior High
Tulia, TX United States
Tulia Junior High Tulia, TX United States
JUN 06, 2015 - JUN 06, 2015
Bay Area Homeschool Drama Club
San Leandro, CA United States
Bay Area Homeschool Drama Club San Leandro, CA United States
MAY 08, 2015 - MAY 08, 2015
Gulf Middle School
Cape Coral, FL United States
Gulf Middle School Cape Coral, FL United States
MAR 27, 2014 - MAR 29, 2014
HoustonISD/UIL Academic Department
Houston, TX United States
HoustonISD/UIL Academic Department Houston, TX United States
MAR 25, 2014 - APR 05, 2014
Center High School
Center, TX United States
Center High School Center, TX United States
NOV 07, 2013 - NOV 09, 2013
Bellevue West High School
Bellevue, NE United States
Bellevue West High School Bellevue, NE United States
JUL 25, 2013 - JUL 26, 2013
Hartley Arts Group
Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom
Hartley Arts Group Hartley Wintney, United Kingdom
OCT 24, 2012 - OCT 29, 2012
Lake Travis High School
Austin, TX United States
Lake Travis High School Austin, TX United States
APR 02, 2012 - APR 05, 2012
Manvel High School
Pearland, TX United States
Manvel High School Pearland, TX United States
JUL 07, 2007 - AUG 12, 2007
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival
Rock Creek, OH United States
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival Rock Creek, OH United States
OCT 27, 2022 - OCT 29, 2022
Mandeville High School
Mandeville, LA United States
Mandeville High School Mandeville, LA United States
JUL 07, 2007 - AUG 12, 2007
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival
Rock Creek, OH United States
Cleveland Shakespeare Festival Rock Creek, OH United States