Act 1 Scene 1
Three witches meet on a heath in scotland. They discuss when theyll meet again. They agree to get together before sunset and meet Macbeth. They call out to their pet animals/Spirits and then repeat a chorus;
Act 1 Scene 2
King Duncan and his men have been busy fighting against the King of Norway and the traitor, Thane of Cawdor. Duncan proclaims that the traitor will be executed and Macbeth, responsible for the victory shall have the title
Act 1 Scene 3
The three witches meet again on the Heath, and Macbeth and Banquo show up. Banquo speaks to them, they look inhuman, like they do not belong here on earth.
They say that Macbeth will be crowned Thane of Cawdor, and then become King.
They tell Banquo he will not become king, but he will father kings
Act 1 Scene 3
The king announces that his son Malcolm will be named prince of Cumberland, which places him next in line to be king. Macbeth thinks to himself again that murder will be the only way he can become king.
Act 1 Scene 5
Lady Macbeth recieves a letter from Macbeth telling her of the news. Shes worried about him not being up for killing the current king in order to fulfil the prophesy. "too full o'th'milk of human kindness"
Lady Macbeth decides she will use her charms to persuade Macbeth and Manipulate him
Act 1 Scene 6
Duncan and his sons, Banquo and noblemen arrive at Macbeths Castle. Lady Macbeth greets them and says that they are greatful for the honours bestowed on Macbeth by the king.
Act 1 Scene 7
Macbeth is thinking about the murder of Duncan. He has no good reason to kill him , he is such a gracious, humble king. Lady Macbeth enters. She questions his manhood, and lays out the plan to kill Duncan. She insists that Macbeth keeps his promise to kill the king. Therefore she means that is Mabeth cant keep his vow, he isnt a man
Act 2 Scene 1
Banquo and his son Fleance are at the inner court. He says he cannot sleep. Macbeth enters with a servant, and Banquo tells him he dreamed about the witches, and Macbeth claims he hadnt been thinking about them , even though he has been plotting to kill Duncan. They promise to talk about it later
Act 2 Scene 2
Lady Macbeth is more determined than ever for the murder to proceed. She drugs Duncans Guards, and says if Duncan had not resembled her father, she would have went through with the murder herself.Macbeth then enteres with bloody hands.