Macbeth Study Guides

  • Macbeth

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    Macbeth is a Shakespearian tragedy about Macbeth, a nobleman and renowned warrior. After witches inform him that he will be king, he travels with his companion Banquo to King Duncan's castle. Macbeth's wife, Lady Macbeth, convinces him to kill Duncan and he obeys. After killing Banquo and others, Banquo's ghost returns to the castle, haunting Macbeth. Macbeth receives a tragic prophesy from the witches, Lady Macbeth kills herself out of guilt and King Duncan's son, Prince Malcom, invades the kingdom and kills Macbeth.

  • Dogg's Hamlet Cahoot's Macbeth

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    Dogg's Hamlet and Cahoot's Macbeth are two plays usually performed together. In the first, two people are building something, but while both appear to be speaking English, it turns out the words have a different meaning for each of them, as one of them is speaking Dogg. In the second play, a private production of Macbeth is interrupted by a policeman, who threatens to arrest everyone present for subversive activities; later, the actors begin speaking in Dogg. The plays explore themes of communication, the manipulation of language, and political protest.

  • Bedtime Story

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