Macbeth. The Scottish Play. It's one of Shakespeare's most famous works, his shortest tragedy, Lincoln's favorite play by Shakespeare, and widely taught in American high schools and performed on the American stage.
Introduce your students to this classic work with our Folger Insider's Guide, as Folger Theatre artists—co-directors Teller (the silent partner in Penn & Teller) and Aaron Posner and actors Eric Hissom, Kate Eastwood Norris, Ian Merrill Peakes, and Craig Wallace—talk Macbeth.
Macbeth: An Insider's Guide
This podcast highlights the play's themes, characters, and plot, perfect for students encountering the play for the first time or listeners seeking a refresher course.
Macbeth: An Insider's Guide series is a project of Folger Education, Robert G. Young, Director, and Folger External Relations, Garland Scott, Head.
Director/Producer/Writer: Tien Pasco, StoryLab Films
Consultants: Richard Paul, Esther Ferington
Sound Design and Mix: Ott House Audio
Voiceover Narration: Richard Paul
Special thanks to the featured artists and the Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive.