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Shakespeare in Performance: Film

Shogun Macbeth (1986, John R. Briggs)

TitleShogun Macbeth
Release LocationsUSA
DirectorJohn R. Briggs
MediumColor video
Length2 hrs, 5 mins
Audiencecollege and university
general public
Play ConnectionsMacbeth (recording)


A Japanese adaptation by John R. Briggs. It was videotaped at Playhouse 46 on December 5, 1986. A copy is housed in the TOFT (Theatre on Film and Tape) Collection at the Library of Performing Arts, Lincoln Center, New York Public Library. It may be viewed by appointment (see below)

Description from Shakespeare on Screen : an International Filmography and Videography by Kenneth S. Rothwell and Annabelle Henkin Melzer. ©1990 Kenneth S. Rothwell. Cited by permission. — Added 2008-11-14

Production Team and Crew Overview

DirectorJohn R. Briggs

Company Overview

Producer Pan Asian Repertory

Production information courtesy of: Kenneth Rothwell