Join Andrew Hilton and an actor from his company as they bring Macbeth to life during this online course.
Macbeth: Autumn 2022 SOLD OUT
|When||Tuesday evenings, 7 pm to 9 pm|
4 October to 29 November 2022 (no class 25 October)
|Tutor||Andrew Hilton, Founder of Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory (stf)|
Explore Macbeth, one of the greatest of all texts with a leading Shakespeare director, using both theatrical and academic techniques of interpretation. The play rarely succeeds as it should on stage. Why is this? Is it a faulted masterpiece, or does the theatre too often lack the tools to express it fully? Over eight Tuesday evenings Andrew Hilton will guide you through the text line by line, shedding light on its glories and attempting to answer these questions. As in previous classes he will be joined by members of his company, Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory, to experiment with alternative interpretations of key passages.
In advance of the first class you will be sent a text of the play, and suggestions for preparatory reading.
Andrew Hilton's Shakespeare productions have been repeatedly praised in the national press for their clarity and intelligence. In 2014 he was awarded an Honorary D.Litt by the University of Bristol. This course follows highly successful courses on King Lear, The Winter's Tale, As You Like It, Measure for Measure and Twelfth Night.
|Previous qualifications/experience||No qualifications needed. Open to the public.|
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