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The play is all based in modern times. All of the characters are from
a big company in London and are on a business trip in New York City.
Macbeth is the assistant Managing Director of the company and kills
the Managing Director so that he can become the Managing Director,
owning the company.
I have chosen the following cast for my two scenes of Macbeth:
Steve McFadden aka Phil Mitchell, I have chose this actor because he
is seen as quite an evil and spooky person who would be seen to do
something like this. Also he is the kind of person who wants to be in
Catherine Zeta-Jones, I have chose this actress because she is quite a
sneaky person and seems like a person who would push someone to so
something. She also seems like a powerful woman.
Vinnie Jones, I have chosen this actor because he is a violent person
and looks scary as if he could murder someone. He takes on this role
in many of his films, i.e. a thuggish person in Snatch.
Ghost of Banquo
Josh Hartnett, I have chose him because when he is put in pale make up
he looks like a spooky person. Also in Pearl Harbour when he is dead
he looks spooky so he would be good as a ghost.
Leonardo Di Caprio, I have chose him because he is a kind and friendly
character and he looks very smart in a suit which would be appropriate
for his role in the play.
Pierce Brosnan, I have chose this actor because he is a helpful person
and looks smart in a suit which as with Lennox is appropriate for the
All of the cast will be dressed smartly as they are on a business trip
in New York.
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All of the male characters will be dressed in suits, tuxedos, and
smart clothing like that.
All of the female characters will be dressed in elegant dresses to fit
the occasion of the scene.
Scene setting - Act 2 Scene 2
The whole scene is based in the corridor of the hotel the company is
staying in. the corridors are very posh with red carpets, elegant
rugs, expensive paintings and chandeliers.
Scene setting - Act 3 Scene 4
The scene is based in the dining hall of the hotel and they are having
a business conference. The room is very posh with as in the other
scene, chandeliers, posh elegant rugs and a red carpet.
The murder weapon I have chose for Macbeth to kill Duncan is a 9mm
Wolfram P2K with silencer so Duncan can be killed quickly and quietly.
Ghost of Banquo - a projector playing into a chair with a recorded
image of the actor.
When the ghost appears there is thunder and lightning, and the stage
goes dark and there are fog effects.
Key Scene Quotes for play
Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2
· 'I have done the deed. Didst thou not hear a noise?' - This line
would be said in a whisper with a worried tone of voice. This quote is
important in the scene because it is showing a lot of Macbeth's
expression towards the murder he has just committed.
· 'Methought I heard a voice cry, sleep no more Macbeth does murder
sleep, the innocent sleep' - This line would be said at a normal
volume with a panicky tone of voice. This quote is important because
it shows a lot of feeling in the play.
· 'I am afraid to think what I have done; Look on't again, I dare not'
- This would be said in a guilty and shaky tone of voice. This quote
is important because it shows how Macbeth is feeling in the scene.
Macbeth Act 3 Scene 4
· 'Thou art the best o'th 'cut-throats' - This would be said in a
praising tone of voice. This quote is important because it has a lot
of expression in it.
· 'The tables full' - This would be said in a worried and panicking
voice, shouting out loud so that everyone can hear. This quote is
important because it is the main event that happens in the scene.
· 'It will have blood they say: blood will have blood' - This would be
said in a loud voice shouting with an evil tone of voice. This quote
is important because it tells you how Macbeth is evil.
Lady Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2
· 'I heard the owl scream and the crickets cry. Did not you speak?' -
This would be said in a quiet but angry voice, but with a worried tone
to it. This quote is important because it shows how Lady Macbeth is
· 'These deeds must not be thought after these ways; so, it will make
us mad' - This would be said in a stern whisper. This quote is
important because it tells us that Lady Macbeth feels like she has to
instruct Macbeth in what to do.
· 'Give me the daggers' - This would be said in an ordering tone of
voice, but shooting quietly. This quote is important because it shows
how Lady Macbeth feels that she is in control.
Lady Macbeth Act 3 Scene 4
· 'Sit, worthy friends. My lord is often thus' - This would be said in
a kind and flirty tone of voice. This quote is important because it
sets the scene.
· 'This is the air-drawn dagger which you said led you to Duncan' -
This would be said in a worried and disturbed voice. This quote is
important because it shows how Lady Macbeth feels for Macbeth.
· 'I pray you speak not; he grows worse and worse. Question enrages
him. At once, good night.' - This is said in a demanding but friendly
tone of voice. This quote is important because it shows Lady Macbeths
concern for her husband.