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Seyton, Weird Sister, Porter played by Paul Chahidi

Macbeth (2001)
Written by: William Shakespeare

Paul Chahidi played a Witch and the Porter in the 2001 production of Macbeth. This is Paul's third theatre season at the Globe. He previously played Angelo in The Comedy of Errors, and last year was cast as Trinculo in The Tempest, however, he literally broke his leg hours before the first performance.

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Performance Notes 3

In his final blog post, Paul discusses how he now feels about performing on the Globe stage, and offers advice to GlobeLink students rehearsing for their own production of Macbeth.

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Performance Notes 2

In his penultimate blog post, Paul discusses themes within the play, performing on the Globe stage, and his schedule as the season draws to a close.

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Performance Notes 1

In his sixth blog post, Paul discusses the experience of performing on the Globe stage and how he approaches reviews, and looks forward to the re-rehearsal process.

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Rehearsal Notes 5

In his fifth blog post Paul discusses the highlights of the first performance of Macbeth, and considers what changes still need to be made.

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Rehearsal Notes 4

This week Paul answers students' questions, and discusses the technical rehearsals and two of his current acting concerns.

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Rehearsal Notes 3

In his third blog post, Paul discusses how running the play has helped clarify the production, how his ideas of playing the Porter have developed, and how the Witches can be made fun!

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Rehearsal Notes 2

In his second blog post, Paul discusses rehearsals for the banquet scene (Act III, Scene IV), playing his different characters, and the difficulties involved in peforming the Porter scene.

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Rehearsal Notes 1

This is Paul's first blog post. This week he discusses his two roles of a Witch and the Porter, how Shakespeare juxtaposes comedy and tragedy, and how to bring a sense of the supernatural to the Globe stage.

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