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“The Bloody Crown” and “The Bloody Wall”: Two Macbeth Posters

By Katie Mao, IV Form

“The Bloody Crown” and “The Bloody Wall”: Two Macbeth Posters

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The Bloody Crown

The first poster with the black background advertises a middle school play. I chose dark colors to emphasize that the play, Macbeth, is a tragedy. Not all middle schoolers know the plot at all, so I used color rather than words to show them what to expect. Middle schoolers might not take the time to read the rating or description of a play, so the bold colors might catch their attention. The colors strike a balance between being spooky and peculiar. 


Macbeth: Movie Poster Project

By Kristy Chen, III Form

Macbeth: Movie Poster Project

Act 1, Scene 3, Lines 157-159,

“If chance will have me king, why, chance may crown me Without my stir.”

Act 2, Scene 1, Lines 44-61,

“Is this a dagger which I see before me, The handle toward my hand?”

Act 3, Scene 2, Lines 25-29,

“Duncan is in his grave. After life’s fitful fever he sleeps well. Treason has done his worst; nor steel nor poison, Malice domestic, foreign levy, nothing Can touch him further.”


Artist’s Statement: 

The illustration on the movie poster portrays Macbeth holding a dagger dripping with blood. Lady Macbeth’s face appears over Macbeth, who wears a bloody crown. Macbeth is the (more…)