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Shakespeare’s Macbeth : Shows Lincoln Center Theater

Macbeth kills Duncan with his wife’s support, but he is plagued with guilt for the crime. Lady Macbeth asks her husband why he has been keeping to himself, and implores him to be a welcome host at their banquet that evening. Macbeth mentions his continuing thoughts about Banquo, but does not tell his wife of the planned murder that evening. Although Banquo and Fleance ride, they are set upon by the murderers. Returning from war, Macbeth and his comrade and pal Banquo, are confronted by the witches who give Macbeth a prophecy that Macbeth will be promoted to Thane of...