Monday, March 17, 2008

"Macbeth" on Broadway

2nd NE Quadrant\The Approval Matrix: Week of March 24, 2008

The powerful new staging of "Macbeth" starring Patrick Stewart will transfer to Broadway for an eight-week run starting March 29, according to Playbill.

"Macbeth," now playing a sold-out run at the Brooklyn Academy of Music through March 22, will play Broadway's Lyceum Theatre through May 24. -- NewYorkology

"Macbeth": In one of Shakespeare’s greatest dramas, Patrick Stewart plays Macbeth—a man utterly determined to obtain the royal crown. Aided by his even more ambitious and ruthless wife, Macbeth murders the king and a comrade only to lose everything by the play’s end. In his New York debut, Rupert Goold takes inspiration from Stalin’s Great Terror and directs this psychological and chilling tragedy in a stark, austere production that places Macbeth in a timeless, nameless, and lawless country. -- Shubert Organization

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