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Tradition requires that a 'ghost-light' be left on while the theatre is dark, to ward off restless ghosts and protect its magic from harm. The lights are off, but the magic is not gone. A closed theatre is a perfect playground for mischievous spirits intent on wreaking havoc. Three witches usher, stage manage and execute the tragedy of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, two innocents trapped in a Truman-esque reality which is both virtual and brutal. This is an imaginative reboot of Shakespeare's timeless, blood-soaked tale of murder, lust and power in a world where reality and illusion are hard to tell apart; a hinterland of hype where fate is twisted, control is remote, and comfort is in entirely another zone. A true theatrical experience performed live on Zoom - with the audience privy to every dilemma and dark corner of this classic text, left to their own devices, silent witnesses, invited guests...


Nicky Harley (Lady Macbeth), Dennis Herdman (Macbeth), Aonghus Og McAnally (Witch / King Duncan / Macduff), Lucia McAnespie (Witch / Lady Macduff / Malcolm), Dharmesh Patel (Witch / Banquo)


Company(s): Big Telly Theatre Company, Creation Theatre
Adapted by: Zoe Seaton
Director: Zoe Seaton
Design: Ryan Dawson Laight
Costume: Ryan Dawson Laight
Other(s): Martin Collett (creative consultant), Giles Stoakley (production manager)
Music: Garth McConaghie
Sound: Garth McConaghie
Stage Manager: Sinead Owens (technical stage manager)

Macbeth - Live. Virtual. Immersive. On Zoom

Macbeth - Live. Virtual. Immersive. On Zoom (Streamed/Broadcast) production archive for QTIX code T0490742281. Details of all Macbeth - Live. Virtual. Immersive. On Zoom archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S018311794

Archive Listings

14 Oct 20
31 Oct 20
Streaming Performances
Internet, Broadcast
Performance Details => Venue archive


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