The Independent EyeMacbeth

Three actors as the Witches play out Shakespeare’s tragedy of ambition killing the roots of generation.

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Conrad Bishop, music by Elizabeth Fuller, based on ensemble workshops with Bishop, Fuller, Joseph Uher and Camilla Schade.
Puppets & masks by Conrad Bishop in collaboration with the ensemble.

Produced by The Independent Eye, premiering July 27, 1978, at Franklin & Marshall College (Lancaster, PA). Touring 1978-80, 1985-86, 1993-95, with extended runs at The Performing Garage (New York, NY), The Theatre Project (Baltimore, MD), The Body Politic (Chicago, IL), The Painted Bride (Philadelphia, PA), City Theatre (Pittsburgh, PA), Open Stage of Harrisburg (Harrisburg, PA), and Touchstone Theatre (Bethlehem, PA). Total of 156 performances.

  • Macbeth: the set
  • Macbeth: Macdonwald's war
  • Macbeth
  • Macbeth: they met me in the day of success
  • Macbeth: two witches, Macbeth, Lady Macbeth
  • Macbeth: witch and Lady Macbeth
  • Macbeth: you spirits that tend on mortal thoughts, unsex me here
  • Macbeth: a dagger of the mind
  • Macbeth: the porter
  • Macbeth: crowned
  • Macbeth
  • Macbeth
  • Macbeth: Macduff
  • Macbeth: yet here's a spot
  • Macbeth: tomorrow and tomorrow
  • puppets from the production
  • Macbeth in Act I/Act II
  • Macbeth in Act III/Act V
  • Lady Macbeth in Act I/Act III
  • Duncan, Banquo, Banquo's Ghost
  • Macduff, Lady Macduff, Ross
  • Nobles, apparitions, murderers