Kabuki for the West

This comprehensive introduction to Kabuki is designed for teachers and students wanting to understand the history and practice of a traditional Japanese performance form. This insightful documentary includes versions of popular Kabuki plays and explores the effects of applying Kabuki style, musicality and physicality to Western adaptations.
Leonard Pronko
(2009)
Documentary

Key Analysis: Julia Ford on Lady Macbeth

Julia Ford took to the Liverpool Everyman to play opposite David Morrissey in Gemma Bodinetz’s post-apocalyptic Macbeth. Ford considers how Lady Macbeth was able to persuade her husband to commit murder, and explains how she, as an actor, interprets Shakespeare’s words – and silences.
Digital Theatre
(2012)
Interview

Key Analysis: David Morrissey

Liverpool Everyman Youth Theatre alumnus David Morrissey returned to the iconic venue to take on the title role in Macbeth. Morrissey considers some of the play’s biggest speeches and explains why time and tempo are so important in Shakespeare’s shortest tragedy.
David Morrissey gesticulates whilst sitting in a brown leather chair in front of several bookshelves filled with books
Digital Theatre
(2012)
Interview