Tragedy - Revival

National Theatre

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  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: November 11, 1941
  • Closing Date: February 28, 1942
  • Previews:
  • Performances: 131

Playwright: William Shakespeare


When three witches deliver some surprising prophecies, Macbeth hatches a plan to murder the king and claim the throne for himself. Provoked by his wife and preoccupied with greed, Macbeth begins his tragic descent into madness.


Opening Night Cast

Judith Anderson Lady Macbeth
Maurice Evans Macbeth
Jackie Ayers Page
Harry Brandon Ross Aide
Ralph Clanton Malcolm
Grace Coppin First Witch
Staats Cotsworth Banquo
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Writer
  Margaret Webster Staging
  Samuel Leve Scenic Design
  Lemuel Ayers Costume Design
Lehman Engel Lehman Engel Incidental Music
  Edgar Runkle Business Manager
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