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All’s Well That Ends Well
Antony and Cleopatra
As You Like It
The Comedy of Errors
Coriolanus
Cymbeline
Hamlet
Henry IV, part 1
Henry IV, part 2
Henry V
Henry VI, part 1
Henry VI, part 2
Henry VI, part 3
Henry VIII
Julius Caesar
King John
King Lear
Love’s Labour’s Lost
Macbeth
Measure for Measure
The Merchant of Venice
The Merry Wives of Windsor
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Much Ado About Nothing
Othello
Pericles
Richard II
Richard III
Romeo and Juliet
The Taming of the Shrew
The Tempest
Timon of Athens
Titus Andronicus
Troilus and Cressida
Twelfth Night
Two Gentlemen of Verona
The Winter’s Tale
Shakespeareana

Available versions

1948: Orson Welles

1954: George Schaefer

1961: Paul Almond

1971: Roman Polanski

1979: Philip Casson

1981: Arthur Allan Seidelman

1983: Jack Gold

1997: Jeremy Freeston

1998: Michael Bogdanov

2001: Gregory Doran

2006: Geoffrey Wright

2009: Colleen Stovall

2010: Rupert Goold

2014: Eve Best


Adaptations

1957: Throne of Blood

1991: Men of Respect

1991: Scotland, PA

1992: Nikolai Serebryakov, Dave Edwards (animated)

1999: Macbeth in Manhattan

2005: ShakespeaRe-Told: Macbeth


Production drama

2003: Slings and Arrows (Season 2)


Educational

2008: This Is Macbeth

2013: Shakespeare Uncovered (Season 1, Ep. 2)


Scotland, PA
1991: Billy Morrissette

This is Macbeth recast as a comedy. Unsurprisingly, it’s a black comedy. Macbeth and his wife really do murder Duncan, and suffer all the pangs of conscience that ensue, but part of the humor is the paralellism to Macbeth. But the oracular witches (who read a Magic 8-ball) come from the “Witch’s Brew” Tavern and are stoned on marijuana; Joe McBeth is a short-order cook in Norm Duncan’s diner; after they shove him fatally (head-first) into the deep-frying vat, Joe McBeth takes over and opens a donut outlet in his memory (Duncan’s Donuts — get it?). It’s all played at about that level, and if that’s what you’re looking for, it’s pretty funny.

There is definitely a good deal of R-rated language, and some fairly graphic violence; it is rather crude at some points, and there’s not a lot of reason for pursuing it with any seriousness.


Andy: Glenn Wadman

Anthony ‘Banko’ Banconi: Kevin Corrigan

Donald Duncan: Geoff Dunsworth

Douglas McKenna: Josh Pais

Ed the Cop: John Cariani

Frank: Timothy Durkin

Guy in Band: Michael Marinoff

Hector (Hippie #2): Timothy Levitch

Jesse (Hippie #3): Andy Dick

Jimmy McMann: David Wike

Joan McNulty: Rhonda McLean

Joe ‘Mac’ McBeth: James LeGros

Joey McLeary: Daniel Lillford

Kevin ‘Tanman’ McKane: Reed Rudy

Late Customer: Keith Summa

Lead Singer: Doug Gochman

Lt. McDuff: Christopher Walken

Malcolm Duncan: Tom Guiry

McStreaker: Richard Shepard

Mrs. Lenox: Nicola Lipman

Mrs. McGuire: Carol Sinclair

Norm Duncan: James Rebhorn

Nurse Peg: Heather Rankin

Pat McBeth: Maura Tierney

Robert; Richard: Nate Crawford

Stacy (Hippie #1): Amy Smart