For questions about Macbeth, a play by William Shakespeare. Note that this is a work tag and not a character tag for the man Macbeth. Use in conjunction with [william-shakespeare].

This tag is for questions about Macbeth, a play by William Shakespeare set in Scotland. It is sometimes classified as a tragedy and sometimes as a history play. In the acting profession it is considered to be unlucky, and some actors refrain even from saying its name, calling it only "the Scottish play".