Act 2, Scene 46 – “The darkest joke.”

lady-macduff-page-001Notes on Lady Macduff

So then, this happens. Way to go Duffy.

I think this is probably the darkest joke I’ve ever put into Zounds. Giving Lady Macduff a baby to hold tips it over the edge into outright horror. But I guess that’s undermined by turning Macduff into a Homer Simpson-style buffoonish sitcom Dad.