Birnam wood

Birnam wood

apparently comes to Dunsinane, fulfilling a prophecy misinterpreted by Macbeth. [Br. Drama: Shakespeare Macbeth]
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Grief, gnawing at his heart, had not sagged his ample waistcoat, which preceded him as he moved in much the same manner as Birnam Woods preceded the army of Macduff.
The long lines of Scottish pikes, arranged in the new, fashionable continental manner must have truly seemed like Birnam Wood.
The world premiere features 17 forests scenes from Shakespeare and takes audiences from the forest of Arden in As You Like It through to the moving trees of Macbeth's Birnam Wood and ending in the bare wilderness of King Lear's cliffs of Dover before finally going into the very flames of hell.
Beth said: "This work is inspired by the moving forest, Birnam Wood, in Shakespeare's play Macbeth.
From As You Like It's forest of Arden through to the moving trees of Macbeth's Birnam Wood and ending in the bare wilderness of King Lear's cliffs of Dover.
One musical shock may have been a result of Breshk's presence; the staging cut directly from Macduff's aria to the Sleepwalking Scene, so eliminating the gathering of Birnam Wood and "La pa-tria tradita.
Just a short trip can take you to Europe's oldest tree, the world's highest hedge, or the sole survivor from Shakespeare's Birnam Wood.
Encouraged by prophecies that Macbeth cannot be killed by any man born of woman or unless Birnam Wood moves, they kill the king.
So Birnam Wood has finally staggered up to Dunsinane and it' s now Lord Mandels on' s decision to crown the ombudsman or kick him out.
Like Birnam Wood marching on Dunsinane," someone said, recalling Macbeth again.
Clouds come to resemble trees from Macbeth's Birnam Wood, sheep from Deuteronomy.