Shakespeare's Globe

Lady Macbeth played by Laura Rogers

Macbeth (2010)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Laura Rogers played Lady Macbeth in the 2010 production of Macbeth. Her previous appearances at Shakespeare’s Globe include: As You Like It, A New World: The Life of Thomas Paine, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Timon of Athens, The Taming of the Shrew and Richard III.

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Performance

Laura Rogers (Lady Macbeth) discusses Lady Macbeth's motivations in persuading Macbeth to murder Duncan, the additions to the Globe set for this production and coping with people fainting!

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Tech

In this interview, Laura Rogers (Lady Macbeth) discusses technical rehearsals, preview performances and what has changed in the production during those two periods.

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Rehearsals 2

Laura Rogers (Lady Macbeth) discusses how Lady Macbeth has developed, her costume and adding music to the production.

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Rehearsals 1

In her second blog post, Laura Rogers (Lady Macbeth) explores Lady Macbeth's marriage to Macbeth, whether Lady Macbeth can be described as 'evil' and bringing physicality into the role.

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Pre-Rehearsals

Laura Rogers (Lady Macbeth) talks to Adopt An Actor about the 2010 production of Macbeth. In this first interview, she discusses her experience of Shakespeare at school, how she became an actor, her initial impressions of the play and the first day of rehearsals.

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