Macbeth Curse Flowchart



Actors are a superstitious bunch, and at the top of the taboo totem pole is quoting—or even saying the name of—”the Scottish Play.” But like a lot of taboos, there aren’t clear lines between what’s safe and what will burn the house down. So I created this flowchart to clear up confusion and liberate theatre-makers and fans who want to “double double, toil and trouble” whenever they please—without a Shakespearean curse.

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