DAY SIX: MACBETH: THE SLAUGHTER OF THE INNOCENTS
Shakespeare delivers a visceral shock to the audience by reminding us of the Christmas horror of the jealous King Herod’s notorious attempt to murder the baby Jesus thwarted by the 3 wise men.
Can you feel it in this gruesome scene from Macbeth?
Christmas allusion? Gets my vote. Let me know what you think.
SHAKESPEARE’S SECRET COMPASS:
A FREE MASTERCLASS IN USING THE BARDPOWER IN 12TH NIGHT
If music be the food of love, play on.