Shakespeare's Macbeth

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Shakespeare's Macbeth is a play by German (formerly East German) dramatist, poet, writer, essayist and theatre director.Heiner Müller (1929-1995) [1].

Translations and adaptations

Translated into English by Tjaart Potgieter,

Performance history in South Africa

1989: Presented by CAPAB Drama, directed and produced at the 1989 Grahamstown Festival by Marthinus Basson (who also designed the costumes). Gustav Geldenhuys assisted the director. Design by Reiner Leist. Lighting by Malcolm Hurrell. Ron Smerczak as Macbeth, Antoinette Kellermann as Lady Macbeth. Also featuring Norman Coombes, Li Newman, Damon Galgut, David Clatworthy, André Roothman, Diane Wilson, Ralph Lawson, David Butler, Bo Petersen, Mark Hoeben, Pauline O'Kelly, Warrick Grier, Neels Coetzee and others. This production was also staged at the Nico Malan Theatre opening 15 July 1989.

Sources

[Beeld]], 11 July 1989

Shakespeare's Macbeth theatre programme, 1989.

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