Macbeth Act 1 Scene 1
Plot Events: The witches plan to meet Macbeth when the fighting has
On a moor (marsh/open land with wild flowers growing) are three witches.
Witch asks the other two witches when they should meet
again in thunder, li
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 6
Plot Events: Duncan and his court arrive at Macbeths castle and are welcomed by
Music is playing and torches are lit. Duncan, Malcolm, Donalbain, Banquo, Lennox,
Macduff, Ross, Angus, and other attendants are outside Ma
Macbeth Act 2 Scene 1
Plot Events: Banquo and his son Fleance are on their way to bed when they meet
Macbeth. He is nervously awaiting the signal to murder Duncan.
Banquo and his son Fleance are in the courtyard of Macbeths castle.
Banquo asks his what t
Macbeth Act 2 Scene 2
Plot Events: Lady Macbeth waits for her husband, who comes from Duncans room
with bloody hands.
Lady Macbeth is in the courtyard of Macbeths castle.
Lady Macbeth says to herself that the alcohol which got the servants drunk
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 7
Plot Events: Macbeth prepares for the murder. He knows that its a greater sin, but
hes wife forces him to do the deed.
A room in Macbeths castle has music playing, and servants carrying dishes for a
feast. Macbeth then enters.
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 5
Plot Events: Lady Macbeth reads her husbands letter; then she and Macbeth talk of their
In a room at Inverness (Macbeths castle).
Lady Macbeth is reading a letter from Macbeth, and in the letter, Macbeth says:
witches met hi
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 2
Plot Events: King Duncan hears the news of the battle, and is told how bravely Macbeth
and banquo fought against Macdonwald and the Norwegians & Thane of Cawdor;
Duncan declares Macbeth the new thane of Cawdor.
In a town called Forre
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 3
Plot Events: The witches prepare to meet Macbeth who is travelling with banquo
towards the kings camp at forres; the 2 men hear the witches prophecies, and then
Ross comes to Macbeth and banquo with the message from King Duncan.
Macbeth Act 1 Scene 4
Plot Events: Duncan receives Macbeth and banquo in his company, and tells them that his
son Malcolm is the next heir to the throne of Scotland.
In Forres (the kings camp), inside a room in the kings palace are King Duncan, his sons
Macbeth Act 2 Scene 3
Plot Events: the murder is discovered. The Porter is roused from his
drunken sleep by Macduff and Lennox. They go to call upon the king but
find that hes dead. Macbeth panics and kills Duncans attendants,
explaining that he did this