This performance reconstructs the original play to centre on Lady Macbeth, who is suffering from the consciousness of guilt. The Doctor hypnotizes Lady Macbeth to face this overpowering guilt. Lady Macbeth is directed by Tae-sook Han, which has been continually performed since the 1998 premiere, was at this time recreated as a Pansori version. Pansori is a Korean traditional opera like Peking opera of China. Eun-hye Jung, a prima donna of Pansori, performed the role of Lady Macbeth.Read More
Dying to Succeed is a whacky show about Shakespeare's iconic characters in today's corporate world. Iago is bitter as Othello doesn't give him the promotion he thinks he deserves; Macbeth is eyeing the CEO's office; and Portia multi-tasks and multi-roles her way around the glass ceiling. Guest appearances by Lady Macbeth, Cordelia, Romeo and Juliet...with a little help from the audience! This is a solo theatre, stand-up and audience interactive performance.Read More
“Witches and ghosts, madness and murder, swordfights, soliloquies, and two of the most compelling characters ever created…
Part myth and part morality play, a profound examination of the psychology of guilt and the forces that influence human action, this great supernatural thriller makes the perfect finale to the Halloween season!” –from the company websiteRead More
Haunted by the prophecies of three nightmarish witches and bolstered by his ambitious wife, Macbeth's thirst for power propels him down a path of tyranny, murder and madness. Featuring butoh-inspired choreography and gruesome stage combat, Hart's aggressive cut, set in a mythological Scotland, promises to be an unnerving and eerie fusion of classic and modern futility.Read More
An empty stage, once looked as if only faded grey could exist, returns to life with the breath of actors, now contantly stirring and full of energy. Macbeth, an immortal story, will deeply resonate within the audience as the play transforms into a Gut (the exorcist ritual performed by Korean shamans) through voices and movements of highly trained actors, painting its scenes with sensibility of East and West and of all ages.
Macbeth - This is Another Exorcism has been selected to be performed for the 2016 Seoul Performing Arts Festival.Read More
The Nevada Conservatory Theatre kicks-off the Halloween season with Shakespeare's ghostly Macbeth October. 14-30 in the Black Box Theatre. Darren Weller directs. A Scottish general receives a prophecy from three witches that changes the course of his life. Driven by ambition to become King, Macbeth will kill anyone that gets in his way. Paranoia, deception, and treachery consume Macbeth and his wife, as they come to terms with his prophesied fate.Read More
This show was designed as a site-specific staging of Macbeth, in the wardrobe of Basilica Palladiana in Vicenza. In this space the directors wanted to recreate the crudeness of the contemporary world in juxtaposition with the rich beauty of the Basilica itself. Their version of Macbeth, as they remark, stresses "the radicalism of evil of the human soul, which leads to deceit and folly, in a constant contrast between the supernatural and the deviant interpretation of reality."Read More
In this post, three reviewers report on a Twelfth Night and a Julius Caesar in Armenian translation, a comic Iranian version of Macbeth, and a Shakespeare-themed dance performance, as the Armenian Shakespeare Association's conference Shakespeare 400: The Enigma of Endurance coincided with the annual Shakespeare Theatre Festival in Yerevan.Read More
A version of Macbeth set in a fictitious pan-Polynesian Hawaiki and drawing on Polynesian cultural traditions in music, dance and staging. Part of an ongoing engagement with a Polynesian response to Shakespeare, following a 2014 production of The Merchant of Venice by the same company.Read More
Verdi described Macbeth as 'one of mankind's greatest creations'. His opera based on the play was part of the Welsh National Opera's autumn Shakespeare400 Season. WNO Artistic Director David Pountney said ‘It's a marvellous opportunity for us to bring together enormously varied works which Shakespeare’s works have inspired.’Read More
“China Anhui Opera Institute is proud to present A Terrified Soul, an exciting new adaptation of Macbeth. An eclectic fusion of contemporary and classical Chinese opera elements.” (description from the Fringe Programme)Read More
“This adaptation of Macbeth is told by Hecate, the goddess of crossroads, from her point of view. An unusual yet classical version of Shakespeare, performed by a single player.
(description from the Fringe Programme)
“Three sisters meet to enact Macbeth's fate. Their twisted prophecies transform him from a war hero into a paranoid tyrant in this brutal Shakespearean tragedy, set to the beat of Hecate's drum.”--description from Fringe ProgrammeRead More
“A stark, stylised performance of boundless ambition and the destruction it ultimately wreaks. Three actors, accompanied by a live DJ set and dynamic projections, create a dark and potent visual language. "Remarkable, essential viewing" (Herald).” --description from Fringe Programme.Read More
“Set in 1953 against the backdrop of Queen Elizabeth's coronation, Lady Macbeth is presented as a picture-perfect housewife. However, behind closed suburbia doors she rebels against convention; successfully manipulating and driving her husband towards treason.” --description from Fringe programmeRead More
“After Banquo's murder, his son Fleance is adrift in Macbeth's brutal new Scotland. He/the audience are taken under the wing of a strange woman from the heath. Interactive, audio-immersive show.” --description from Fringe programme.
Blood Will Have Blood was an audio-immersive companion to the company's 2015 show Fire Burn: The Tragedy of Macbeth which returned to the Fringe in 2016 and played in rep.Read More
“Heat, sweat and noise - same madness, new century. This original physical theatre production takes Macbeth to Manchester, 1989, combining text and movement to create a hypnotic hour of magic, greed and murder.” --description from Fringe ProgrammeRead More
The two directors, who also adapted the text, believe that their production presents the figure of a new man. Macbeth is an antihero who brings within him fairness and unfairness, a sort of Copernicus who in between the Sixteenth and Seventeenth century challenges the status quo. He oscillates between the symbolic inheritance and the new relativism which leads to modernity.Read More