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William Shakespeare's Macbeth

by Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616.

Format: Book on CD 2003
Availability: Available at 8 Libraries 8 of 9 copies
Available (8)
Location Collection Call #
Bethel Park Public Library Audio/Visual CD 822.33 MA
Location  Bethel Park Public Library
Collection  Audio/Visual
Call Number  CD 822.33 MA
CLP - Main Library First Floor - Open Stacks (CD) PR2823.A23 2003x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  First Floor - Open Stacks
Call Number  (CD) PR2823.A23 2003x
Carnegie Library of Homestead Recorded Book BCD 822.33 Shak
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
Collection  Recorded Book
Call Number  BCD 822.33 Shak
Dormont Public Library Audio Visual AUDIO CD SHAK
Location  Dormont Public Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  AUDIO CD SHAK
Millvale Community Library Audiovisual AUDIO SHA
Location  Millvale Community Library
Collection  Audiovisual
Call Number  AUDIO SHA
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Audio Books CD 822.33 Macbeth
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
Collection  Audio Books
Call Number  CD 822.33 Macbeth
Penn Hills Library Audio Visual CD 822.33 SHA
Location  Penn Hills Library
Collection  Audio Visual
Call Number  CD 822.33 SHA
South Park Library Classics CD-BK 822.33 Sh1
Location  South Park Library
Collection  Classics
Call Number  CD-BK 822.33 Sh1
Unavailable (1)
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Sewickley Public Library AV - Audiobooks CHECKED OUT
Location  Sewickley Public Library
Collection  AV - Audiobooks

Sinister supernatural forces are at work in this fast-paced tragedy of guilt and retribution, in which the power of human beings to control their own destiny is called into question.

The brave warrior Macbeth allows himself to be persuaded by Lady Macbeth, his wife, to slay good King Duncan and seize the throne of Scotland for himself. Macbeth achieves his ambition, but one murder proves not to be enough as he desperately attempts to eliminate all who might threaten his ill-gotten power. Descending into paranoia, Macbeth achieves his ambition but ravages his soul.

Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are played by Hugh Ross and Harriet Walter.

Published Reviews
Publisher's Weekly Review: "Audio productions of Shakespeare's work can be a challenge to execute, but L.A. Theatre Works delivers a gripping full-cast dramatization that keeps listeners engaged from start to finish. When Macbeth is told he will one day become king of Scotland, Lady Macbeth hatches an evil plot that ends in bloody regicide and tragedy. James Marsters delivers an admirable performance as Macbeth, conveying the character's conflicting emotions and subsequent arrogance. Equally skilled is Joanne Whalley, whose Lady Macbeth transforms from a determined and opportunistic woman in the beginning of the play to a depressed and despairing one in the final act. Recorded in front of a live audience, this well-produced audio also features music and sound effects-all of which make for an absolutely entertaining listening experience. (Aug.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved."
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Additional Information
Series Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Plays (Audio Partners)
Subjects Macbeth, -- King of Scotland, -- active 11th century -- Drama.
Regicides -- Scotland -- Drama.
Scotland -- Kings and rulers -- Drama.
Scotland -- History -- To 1057 -- Drama.
Tragedies (Drama)
Publisher Auburn, CA : Hampton, NH :Audio Partners ;2003
[Distributed by] BBC Audiobooks America,
Edition Unabridged.
Other Titles Macbeth
Contributors Ross, Hugh, 1945-
Walter, Harriet.
Shepherd, Bill, 1944-
Treadwell, Tom.
Brill, Clive.
Le Gendre, Dominique.
Arkangel Productions.
Audio Partners Publishing Corp.
BBC Audiobooks America.
Participants/Performers Hugh Ross (Macbeth), Harriet Walter (Lady Macbeth), and full cast.
Other Contributors Producers, Bill Shepherd, Tom Treadwell ; director, Clive Brill ; composer, Dominique Le Gendre.
Language English
Notes Unabridged.
"A fully dramatized recording"--Container.
Compact disc.
"A companion to The complete Pelican Shakespeare"--Container.
Scene-by-scene plot summary inserted in container.
Description 2 audio discs (2 hr., 19 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 0792729889 (container)
9780792729884 (container)
193221920X (discs)
9781932219203 (discs)
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