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The "Scottish play" in question is MacBeth.  Truly superstitious actors,
and most are, will not say the name of the play for fear of disaster
striking the play and/players.  It is only referred to as "the Scottish
play".
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On 29 Jan 1997, Martha King wrote:

> We want to know about a play by Shakespeare which supposedly is Scottish
> and you cannot say the title aloud or you will be cursed.  We had an
> actor here for our career day and he whetted everyone's interest by
> talking about this play.  TIA!  mking@remc12.k12.mi.us
>
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