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1st performance of Macbeth (1611)

1st performance of Macbeth (1611)

Macbeth is a tragedy by William Shakespeare. An eyewitness account by Dr Simon Forman dates the first public performance of Macbeth at the outdoor Globe Theatre in April 1611, though it was most likely performed at Court before King James in August or December 1606.

 

Activity Ideas

  • Enjoy our History Hit video about Shakespeare – here
  • Print off and enjoy a Happy at Home Activity Book all about Shakespeare – here
  • Watch The Royal Shakespeare Company’s context explanation of Macbeth – here
  • Listen to Genius of Shakespeare podcast – here
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