Tragedy - Revival

National Theatre

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  • Opening Date: March 31, 1948
  • Closing Date: April 24, 1948
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 29

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

Martin Balsam One of the Three
Dan Barton Ensemble
Russell Collins Porter
Whitfield Connor Macduff
An Armed Head
Stephen Courtleigh Duncan
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Opening Night Production Credits

William Shakespeare William Shakespeare Playwright
  Paul Sherriff Scenic Design
  Paul Sherriff Costume Design
  Edgar Runkle Business Manager
  The Theatre Guild Producer
  Brian Doherty Produced In Association With
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Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1948 Theatre World Award Whitfield Connor Winner
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