A struggling and divided nation, tearing itself apart. So, when the Macbeths see their chance at the crown, why shouldn’t they take it?
But things don’t go according to plan. Dreams quickly turn to nightmares, humanity erodes, nature stirs. As society strives to make sense of the darkness that sits inside it, how long will it take for people to fight back against the endless cycle of violence and corruption?
A visceral and contemporary new production that speaks to a world we find ourselves living in now, asking why has Macbeth haunted our fears and nightmares for centuries and what lesson is this cautionary tale still urgently trying to communicate to us?
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Richard Twyman
ETT in association with Bristol Old Vic. Originally co-produced by ETT, Shakespeare North, Northern Stage and Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.
Please see important booking information below.
Dates & Times:
Tuesday 12 March at 7.30pm
Wednesday 13 March at 7.30pm
Thursday 14 March at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Friday 15 March at 8.00pm
Saturday 16 March at 2.30pm and 7.30pm
Age guidance: 12+
This production contains strong language, mild physical violence, reference to child death.
150 minutes, including an interval.
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