Thought to have been first performed in 1606 as a response to the Gunpowder Plot against James I, and William Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy, Macbeth is a story of power, ambition, witchcraft and murder.
Following his success in battle, Macbeth meets three witches who prophesy his future. When the first of their hails comes to pass, the power-hungry general and his wife unscrupulously engineer to ensure the outcome of all of them, at whatever cost.
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