This Is Macbeth

This Is Macbeth

Streaming Video - 2009
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A hilarious and insightful introduction to Shakespeare's Scottish play, This Is Macbeth offers a decidedly different approach to exploring and appreciating the renowned tragedy. The program consists of amusing talk show-style interviews with the main characters interspersed with scenes from the play itself, performed in deadly earnestness by professional Shakespearean actors in a black box theater. Musical summaries help viewers keep track of plot development and themes, while an on-screen ticker spouts relevant facts and humorous asides. Ridiculous medieval "commercial breaks" round out the faux-TV experience. This Is Macbeth was created by Drs. Jeremy Sabol and Greg Watkins, of Stanford University's Program in Structured Liberal Education.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2009], c2008.
Branch Call Number: E-VIDEO
Characteristics: 1 streaming video file (98 min.) : sd., col., digital file.


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