This is a short play script version of Shakespeare's great tragedy, Macbeth. The play is suitable for young performers and the language has been slightly modernised to aid understanding. All of the original character names, symbolic imagery, themes and essential elements of Macbeth remain in condensed form. It's a great, dramatic, play script for any English class or theatre students.
Cast size: 20 - 30 (can include students in non-speaking roles)
Running time: approx. 40 minutes
Most suitable for Grades 3 - 8
This script provides students with the opportunity to develop skills in mime, tableaux and performance.