Thursday, June 1, 2023

The best theatre to stream this month: Blues for An Alabama Sky, Macbeth and more by Chris Wiegand

Our roundup of drama to enjoy at home includes the National Theatre’s Pearl Cleage revival and David Tennant taking on the Scottish king for the first time Lynette Linton’s consummate Na…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:18AM
Thursday, May 25, 2023
Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Review: When a small opera company stages 'Macbeth,' the witches crackle by Jeremy Reynolds / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Concentrating resources on the musicians rather than attempting to fully stage a production could help improve quality.

SOURCE: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 05:30AM
Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Cush Jumbo Will Join David Tennant in Donmar Warehouse Macbeth by Andrew Gans

Max Webster will direct the Shakespeare tragedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:54AM

Cush Jumbo to play Lady Macbeth opposite David Tennant in Macbeth by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Cush Jumbo is to play Lady Macbeth opposite David Tennant in Shakespeare's Macbeth this December at the Donmar Warehouse. This post Cush Jumbo to play Lady Macbeth opposite D…

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Monday, May 15, 2023

Cush Jumbo to join David Tennant in Macbeth at London’s Donmar Warehouse by Chris Wiegand

The actor, who has previously starred as Hamlet at the Young Vic, is to play Lady Macbeth among a wave of star-powered Shakespeare productions this year Cush Jumbo is to play Lady Macbeth th…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:06PM
Saturday, May 13, 2023


(Chis Wiegand’s article appeaed in the Guardian, 5/5; via Pam Green; Photo: On tomorrow and tomorrow … David Tennant in a publicity shot for the Donmar’s forthcoming Macbeth. Photogra…

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Friday, May 5, 2023

David Tennant to play Macbeth on stage for first time this winter by Isobel Lewis

Actor will star in production at the Donmar Warehouse

SOURCE: The Independent at 08:42AM

David Tennant to play Macbeth at Donmar Warehouse by Chris Wiegand Stage Editor

The actor will take to the stage as the Scottish king in December, in the last production of the London theatre’s 30th-anniversary season Hot on the heels of the news that Ralph Fiennes wi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:48AM

David Tennant as Macbeth and Lynn Nottage’s Clyde’s conclude Donmar 2023 Season by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo The Donmar Warehouse has announced that David Tennant will play Macbeth and Lynn Nottage's Clyde's are to conclude the Donmar Warehouse's 2023 programme. This post David Tenn…

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Thursday, April 27, 2023

Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma to lead cast of Simon Godwin’s ‘Macbeth’ for STC by News Desk

The production will tour in the UK before playing its only U.S. engagement, in April 2024 at Shakespeare Theatre Company.

SOURCE: at 02:10PM

Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma to Star in Macbeth in U.K. and Washington, D.C. by Leah Putnam

The site-specific production will premiere in a warehouse in Liverpool this fall and then head to Edinburgh, London, and Washington, D.C.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:06AM

Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma to star in Macbeth staged in warehouses by Chris Wiegand

The production, directed by Simon Godwin, will open in Liverpool before heading to Edinburgh, London and Washington DC Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma are to star in a new site-specific produ…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:12AM
Tuesday, April 25, 2023

REVIEW: Macbeth, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Imitating The Dog's production of Macbeth at the Mercury Theatre Colchester. This post REVIEW: Macbeth, Mercury Theatre Colchester ✭✭✭ first appe…

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Sunday, April 23, 2023

‘My eyes filled with tears, my voice shook’: Simon Callow on coming face to face with Shakespeare’s First Folio by Simon Callow

As the Swan of Avon celebrates his birthday on Sunday, the actor pays tribute to a ‘miraculous’ book that rescued plays such as The Tempest and Macbeth from oblivion This Sunday, 23 Apri…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:32AM
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Romeo, Macbeth, Hamlet and me: the ecstasy and agony of staging Shakespeare by Greg Doran

From a literal knockout student production to inspiration from arachnids and a skull with an extraordinary backstory, the veteran director lifts the curtain on his career Romeo and Juliet, 1…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:48AM
Monday, March 20, 2023

‘Visceral, animalistic & strange’: MACBETH – Southwark Playhouse by Tom Bolton

It is an unusual Macbeth that comes to life with the Porter’s scene, the play’s disconcerting post-murder comic interlude – even more so when it is performed without words. Dale Wylde�…

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Sunday, March 19, 2023

The week in theatre: five stars for Guys & Dolls, plus Marjorie Prime and The Tragedy of Macbeth – review

Bridge; Menier Chocolate Factory; Southwark Playhouse, LondonThe audience is swept along with the action in Nicholas Hytner’s thrillingly immersive new Guys and Dolls; Nancy Carroll and An…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:30AM
Wednesday, March 15, 2023

Law & Order: Lady Macbeth edition by Alex Miller

Local Theater’s ‘Undone: The Lady M Project’ imagines a queen on trial

SOURCE: at 10:16AM
Friday, March 10, 2023

Robe Lights the Way for ‘Macbeth’ at New Zealand Opera by Michael Eddy

The New Zealand Opera’s recent acclaimed production of Giuseppe Verdi’s 'Macbeth' unleashed a classic and grisly narrative of power, politics, corruption, murder, and authoritarianism……

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

‘A Doll’s House’ star Michael Patrick Thornton opens up about a life-changing medical event and his path to Broadway by Caitlin Hornik

Michael Patrick Thornton is currently starring alongside Jessica Chastain in the Broadway revival of “A Doll’s House,” marking his second Main Stem show in a year. His debut came in la…

SOURCE: Broadway News at 11:56PM
Sunday, March 5, 2023

Macbeth review – the lady vanishes in filmic gangland hybrid by Clare Brennan

Harrogate theatre, and touringImitating the Dog’s exciting live action-video fusion, which sets the Scottish play in a modern-day crime syndicate, leaves Lady Macbeth out in the cold In tu…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:30AM

The week in theatre: Women, Beware the Devil; Romeo and Julie; Shirley Valentine – review by Susannah Clapp

Almeida; Dorfman; Duke of York’s, LondonDirector Rupert Goold and co have a field day with Lulu Raczka’s elusive new Jacobean folk horror; star-crossed Cardiff teenagers snare hearts and…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:30AM
Thursday, March 2, 2023


The post Macbeth appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

SOURCE: at 11:58PM
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Bell Shakespeare’s new production of Macbeth opens tonight in Sydney by Aussie Theatre

Bell Shakespeare’s new production of Macbeth is now showing at Sydney Opera House until 2 April, before touring to Canberra

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Monday, February 27, 2023

Macbeth review – neon-tinted remix plays like a cinematic thriller by Catherine Love

Harrogate theatreAdding their own flashbacks, narration and expletive-laced modern language, Imitating the Dog reimagine the Macbeths as damaged teens killing their way to the top of a crimi…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:00AM
Friday, February 24, 2023

Evita, Macbeth, The Lehman Trilogy, More Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company Season by Margaret Hall

Director Sammi Cannold's humanizing approach to Eva Perón will continue development in Washington, D.C.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:14PM
Sunday, February 19, 2023

Macbeth (An Undoing) review – sound and fury signifying nothing by Clare Brennan

Royal Lyceum, EdinburghThe concept is promising, and it’s acted with panache, yet Zinnie Harris’s Shakespeare adaptation falls flat An essay accompanying the programme of Zinnie Harris�…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:30AM
Monday, February 13, 2023

Macbeth (an undoing), Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh - audacious update of the Scottish play by David Kettle

Zinnie Harris reimagines Shakespeare to compelling effect, making the audience complicit You’d hardly call a director particularly perceptive for highlighting Lady Macbeth as the true pow…

SOURCE: at 01:22AM

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