Why See Macbeth?
Set in a psychiatric unit, Cumming plays a psych patient who is reliving the story of Macbeth, inhabiting all of the doomed characters in Shakespeare's bloody masterpiece - without the need for an intermission.
Macbeth is set in a clinical room deep within a dark psychiatric unit. The lone patient, Cumming relives the infamous story and inhabites each role himself. Closed circuit television cameras watch his every move as the walls of the psychiatric ward come to life in a multi-media theatrical experience of Shakespeare's notorious tale of desire, ambition and the supernatural.
Two additional actors to be announced will join Cumming for the Broadway run.
Previews from: 7 April 2013
Opening night: 7 April 2013
Suitable for ages 16+
1 hour and 45 minutes, no intermission
Cast and Creative
CreativeDirected ny John Tiffany and Andrew Goldberg
Scenic and costume design by Merle Hensel
Lighting design by Natasha Chivers
Sound design by Fergus O'Hare
Video projection design by Ian William Galloway
Voice by Ros Steen
Movement by Christine Devaney
Music by Max Richter
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