Macbeth | Script
90-Minute Cut of Macbeth
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The Doubling Chart for Macbeth
This script is for a company of 7 actors.
All characters in the same color are played by the same actor. An X indicates the character is in the scene, an O indicates that the actor is in the scene playing a different character. A blank cell indicates that neither the character nor the actor playing them is in that scene.
As of January 2022, we have not performed this cut yet. It has been performed by another company in Massachusetts, USA.
We collapsed most of the Scottish nobility into the character of Ross.
We cut Donalbain entirely.
For years, we have successfully used the Kaiser Method for determining the runtime of our script cuts. The text and table below are a resource by Scott Kaiser from OSF called “Estimating The Playing Time of a Shakespearean Text.” Copyright 2004 Estimating the Playing Time of a Shakespearean Text By Scott Kaiser To estimate the…
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