(Portrait by Albert Watson)
“I started to itch to do a play again and Macbeth came to the surface in my mind,” says Cumming. “I never thought I would do it in a conventional way. A sweaty Macbeth with blood on his arms coming in fresh from the battle doesn’t interest me.”
So what exactly did Alan Cumming have in mind for the National Theatre of Scotland’s version of Macbeth, coming to Lincoln Center Festival on July 5 through 14? Read the entire interview with Cumming in The Telegraph to find out.