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Performance

VenueNorthern Stage
TownNewcastle upon Tyne
CountyTyne and Wear
From11th September 2007
To15th September 2007
WhenSep 11,12,15
PricesFrom £15.00. To £28.00.
What is currently on at Northern Stage (V568)

Macbett

MacbettT263925512
Two generals, Macbett and Banco, put down a rebellion. In payment for their heroic service Archduke Duncan promises to bestow on them land, titles and cash, but he reneges on the deal. Encouraged by the seductive Lady Duncan, Macbett plots to assassinate the Archduke and crown himself King. Trying to maintain his tenuous grip on the throne through a vicious cycle of murder and bloodshed, Macbett is haunted by the ghosts of his victims and discovers that his new wife is not all that she seems. Written during the Cold War, Ionesco's Macbett remoulds Shakespeare's Macbeth into a furiously comic tale of ambition, corruption, cowardice and excess, creating a tragic farce which takes human folly to its wildest extremes.
Author Eugene Ionesco


Archive :: production:T263925512, play:S01616598572, venue:V568

Production details

Macbett is performed by the acting ensemble from Macbeth

Special Performances


  • 12 Sep 07 Audio Described
  • 12 Sep 07 Open Captioned (STAGETEXT)

Company

Company Royal Shakespeare Company
Translation Tanya Ronder
Director Silviu Purcarete
Design Helmut Sturmer
Lighting Helmut Sturmer
Costume Lia Mantoc
Music Vasile Sirli
Performer David Troughton
Performer Patrick O'Kane
Performer Jude Akuwidike
Performer Richard Atwill
Performer Thane Bettany
Performer Sam Cox
Performer Brian Doherty
Performer Ryan Gage
Performer Emmanuel Ighodoro
Performer Sean Kearns
Performer Jason Nwoga
Performer Mark Theodore
Performer Joel Trill
Performer Mojisola Adebayo
Performer Frances Ashman
Performer Derbhle Crotty
Performer Pauline Hutton
Performer Sarah Malin

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