On September 4th, QSE will release MACBETH IN THE DARK, an exciting and atmospheric audio production of Shakespeare’s great tragedy Macbeth.

This ambitious project brings together a cast of 10 actors playing over 25 different characters, original music, and the sound engineering wizardry of Dominic Guilfoyle under the direction of Kate Wilson, to create a disturbing and unforgettable portrayal of the destructive power of human ambition.


The Macbeth in the Dark Education Package includes:

  • A downloadable audio file
  • Education resources compiled by QSE’s Education Officer (including Director’s Notes)
  • PDF of full script
  • Zoom Q & A with members of the creative team

Cost: $90.00

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For more info email education@qldshakespeare.org


Length                                       120 min recording (optional ~ 20 min Q&A)

Suitability                                 Years 9 – 12

Key Themes


Power – kingship vs. tyranny



Fate vs. free will

The supernatural

Curriculum Connections

Drama – QLD Senior Syllabus

Unit 4 – Transform

Drama – ACARA

Year 9 & 10: ACADRR052; ACADRR053

English – QLD Senior Syllabus

Unit 4 – Close Study of Literary Texts

English – ACARA

Year 9:  ACELA1550; ACELA1553; ACELA1557; ACELT1633; ACELT1771;  ACELT1636; ACELT1637; ACELT1772

Year 10: ACELA1563; ACELA1565;  ACELA1566; ACELA1571;  ACELT1639; ACELT1640;  ACELT1641; ACELT1812;  ACELT1643; ACELT1774; ACELY1749; ACELY1752