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MACBETH

By William Shakespeare

Thu 28 Feb 2019 - Sat 30 Mar 2019

‘Stars, hide your fires; Let not light see my black and deep desires.’

In times of uncertainty, power is within reach for those with the strength and courage to seize it. A ruthless, violent struggle for power leads to a devastating coup. Fuelled by greed, ambition and desire, the Macbeths will stop at nothing to survive.

Blazing with tension, energy and passion in their boldest production to date, The Watermill Ensemble return with Macbeth.

Inspired by the fierce sounds of Johnny Cash, The xx and The Rolling Stones, The Watermill’s resident Shakespeare company fuse electrifying actor-musicianship with Shakespeare’s thrilling tragedy.

TWELFTH NIGHT, 2018
‘A night out that makes one glad to be alive’
★★★★★ London Theatre1

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, 2018
‘Expect the unexpected’
★★★★ WhatsOnStage

ROMEO AND JULIET, 2016
‘Vibrant and youthful’
★★★★ The Stage

 

Directed by Paul Hart
Designed by Katie Lias
Movement by Tom Jackson Greaves
Lighting designed by Tom White
Sound designed by David Gregory
Video projection design by Louise Rhoades-Brown