BYU Young Company’s MACBETH is “but a walking shadow”

PROVO — I have to admit when I heard that Brigham Young University’s Young Company was producing William Shakespeare’s tragedy Macbeth to present to young audiences, I thought, “Really?  Macbeth…?   For kids?”  And then I thought, “Why not?”  It’s got everything a kid could want: witches, intrigue, murder, blood—but not too much, and cool sword fights.  I mean what’s a kid not to like?  It’s the original Game of Thrones! A production of Macbeth is daunting for any theatre group, big or small, professional or amateur, but I commend BYU’s Young Company for having the courage to produce it.  It’s a great way...

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