(2) Macbeth (and all Shakespeare, really) needs to be spoken and spoken correctly. There is a lyricism to it that needs to be heard. It must be acted, otherwise it has none of its power. "The play's the thing"; it's not just the way it's told, it's the story. It needs the depth and fullness actors can create with it.
I think there are advantages and disadvantages to going through it line by line. You understand and know it better, but you don't feel it. I want to see it again after we are through with it. I think I will see even more than I saw before.
change of mood, subject, Emphasis, etc.
I want to go do something with [older guy] on Friday or Saturday. Movies? Walk? Hmmm. Walk up hill? Walk to boat? Eat out?