Thursday, February 22, 2024

Robert Macbeth, Founder of Harlem’s New Lafayette Theater, Dies at 89 by Clay Risen

He created a vibrant space for actors and playwrights that became a seedbed for the emerging Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and ’70s.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 02:36PM

King Lear, Almeida Theatre review - Danny Sapani dazzles in this spartan tragedy by Mert Dilek

Yaël Farber presents Shakespeare’s blistering play with bravura Less than three years after her magnificent Macbeth, Yaël Farber returns to the Almeida with another Shakespeare tragedy. …

SOURCE: at 06:48AM
Sunday, February 18, 2024

Frankenstein review – muscular but ungainly update has visible stitching by Nick Ahad

Leeds PlayhouseImitating the Dog follow their innovative Dracula and Night of the Living Dead with a version of Shelley’s classic that bolts on a contemporary story about impending parenth…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM
Friday, February 16, 2024

King Lear review – Yaël Farber’s modern-dress take is shockingly vicious and supremely moving by Arifa Akbar

Almeida Theatre, LondonThe set is a marvel, the performances are electric and the ending – with Lear raging and trembling in a hospital gown on the heath – is profoundly tragic Yaël Far…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:54AM

REVIEW: Macbeth, Dock X London ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Macbeth with Ralph Fiennes now playing at Dock X in London. This post REVIEW: Macbeth, Dock X London ✭✭✭✭ first appeared on British Theatre. Hu…

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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Monday, February 5, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘Macbeth’ presented by the Rude Mechanicals at The Greenbelt Arts Center by Sue Tilberry

The idea for the multi-media presentation now playing at Greenbelt Arts Center grew from a desire to make it possible for immunosuppressed actors to participate in theatre during Covid. The …

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Thursday, January 25, 2024

Bruno Poet Works Magic with Ayrton Khamsin TC for ‘Macbeth’ at London’s Donmar Warehouse by Michael Eddy

Max Webster’s intense production of Shakespeare’s bloody, supernatural tragedy, Macbeth, featuring David Tennant and Cush Jumbo, opened to fantastic reviews at London’s Donmar Warehous…

Monday, January 22, 2024

Care, Collectivism, Midsummer, and Macbeth by Sophie McIntosh

By Sophie McIntosh. Sophie McIntosh recounts her experience seeing Double Feature’s productions of Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in one Brooklyn brownstone.

SOURCE: HowlRound at 02:24PM
Sunday, January 21, 2024

Lady Macbeth Played Wing Defence

The post Lady Macbeth Played Wing Defence appeared first on Australian Arts Review.

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Friday, January 19, 2024

Photos: Get a Closer Look at Macbeth Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma by Margaret Hall

The site-specific production premieres in a warehouse in Liverpool before heading to Edinburgh, London, and the U.S.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12PM
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Monday, January 1, 2024

The best theatre to stream this month: Kings of War, David Tennant’s Hamlet and more by Chris Wiegand

If you can’t get tickets to his Macbeth, Tennant’s acclaimed prince of Denmark is online, along with a spectacular take on three Shakespeare plays by Ivo van Hove Binge on Shakespeare’…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:18AM
Sunday, December 24, 2023

The week in theatre: Macbeth; Stranger Things: The First Shadow; Ulster American – review by Susannah Clapp

Donmar Warehouse; Phoenix theatre; Riverside Studios, LondonDavid Tennant and Cush Jumbo wire you into the Macbeths’ innermost thoughts; Stranger Things takes theatrical spectacle to the n…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 06:42AM
Wednesday, December 20, 2023

“Macbeth” at the Donmar Warehouse by Mert Dilek

How to render Macbeth anew—and how to do it well? It’s a question that has undoubtedly preoccupied countless directors, actors, and designers over the centuries. And it’s a question th…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2023

Sound and fury, signifying something: what made Macbeth so popular in 2023? by Mark Lawson

Ralph Fiennes and David Tennant are among the stars playing Shakespeare’s Thane this year. Might the tragedy’s current popularity have something to do with the Tory government? After kil…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:12AM
Saturday, December 16, 2023


(Arifa Akbar’s article appeared in the Guardin, 12/15; Photo: Coolly creepy … David Tennant and Cush Jumbo in Macbeth. Photograph: Marc Brenner.) Donmar Warehouse, London The staging is …

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Macbeth review: David Tennant is a compellingly intense Scottish king in Donmar’s show of sonic trickery by Alice Saville

Lady Macbeth’s whispers crackle in your ear as audience members wear headphones in Max Webster’s intimate production, but the sound design can sometimes feel like a distraction

SOURCE: The Independent at 12:54PM
Friday, December 15, 2023

Macbeth review – David Tennant thrills in this high concept production by Arifa Akbar

The staging is imaginative and expressive, and the audience is immersed in the action by hearing everything through headphones This is the second starry adaptation of Shakespeare’s Scottis…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:18PM

Photos: First Look at David Tennant and Cush Jumbo in MACBETH

All new photos have been released for Macbeth at the Donmar Warehouse, starring David Tennant (Macbeth) and Cush Jumbo (Lady Macbeth). Check out the photos here!

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:34AM

Donmar Warehouse Macbeth, Starring Cush Jumbo and David Tennant, Opens December 15 by Andrew Gans

Audiences wear headphones in Max Webster's production of the Shakespeare tragedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Friday, December 8, 2023

Donmar Warehouse Macbeth, Starring Cush Jumbo and David Tennant, Begins December 8 by Andrew Gans

Audiences wear headphones in Max Webster's production of the Shakespeare tragedy.

SOURCE: Playbill at 12:12AM
Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Sleep No More Extends Off-Broadway Prior to Closing by Margaret Hall

The beloved adaptation of Macbeth launched a craze for immersive theatre throughout New York City.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:48AM
Sunday, December 3, 2023

The week in theatre: Macbeth; The House of Barnarda Alba – review by Susannah Clapp

The Depot, Liverpool; Lyttleton, London Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma are magnetic murderers in Simon Godwin’s bleakly immersive warehouse production, while Harriet Walter commands the st…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 05:48AM

‘I studied the play in school – I hated it’: Cush Jumbo and David Tennant on playing the Macbeths by Kate Kellaway

The Shakespeare virtuosos are about to share a stage in a modern-day version of the Scottish play. Fresh out of rehearsals, they discuss PTSD, childhood ambition and what makes them angry Da…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 03:42AM
Friday, December 1, 2023

Macbeth, The Depot, Liverpool review - Ralph Fiennes leads a conventional production in an unconventional space by Gary Naylor

★★★★ MACBETH, THE DEPOT War in a warehouse scores on its beautiful line readings and spectacle Touring show lands first in Liverpool with a terrifying relevance Next door to the beau…

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Wednesday, November 29, 2023

Macbeth review – Ralph Fiennes’ monstrous monarch wages war in a warehouse by Arifa Akbar

The Depot, LiverpoolStaged in a hangar-like venue strewn with the charred remnants of battle, Simon Godwin’s intelligent production puts violent conflict to the fore At first, it looks lik…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 08:18PM
Monday, November 27, 2023

Photos: Get a 1st Look at Macbeth Starring Ralph Fiennes and Indira Varma by Margaret Hall

The site-specific production premieres in a warehouse in Liverpool before heading to Edinburgh, London, and the U.S.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:48AM
Sunday, November 12, 2023

Sleep No More is soon no more. But no more immersive theater? NO by New York Theater

It came as a shock to lovers of immersive theater, and reportedly even to the people who work on  “Sleep No More,” the show by the British theater company Punchdrunk that launched New …

SOURCE: New York Theater at 12:10PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards