Peter Hinton on Macbeth

Jan 08, 2008 35:00

The tables are turned this month as dramaturge Paula Dankert interviews Peter Hinton on his NAC production of Macbeth. Director, playwright and dramaturge Peter Hinton has been an integral part of the Canadian theatre landscape for over twenty years. In November 2005, he took the helm as Artistic Director of Canada’s National Arts Centre in Ottawa, where he recently announced his second season. During his tenure as Associate Artist of the Stratford Festival of Canada, his trilogy of three full length plays entitled The Swanne premiered to great critical and audience acclaim. Mr. Hinton has written the librettos to two operas with composer Peter Hannan, and has a number of published critical essays to his credit. He is also a respected teacher.