Loyal general Macbeth returns home from winning a battle and is discussing the military’s victory with his friend Banquo when they are unexpectedly confronted by three witches. The mysterious trio present an ominous prophecy—that Macbeth will be King of Scotland. But what does that mean for current monarch King Duncan? Macbeth is urged by his wife to kill the king and fulfill the prophecy, spurred by shared grief over a lost child and a desperation to revive their erstwhile family legacy. This one unnatural scheme unravels their entire existence. Ambition turns to corruption as the Macbeths descend further into a darkness from which there is no return.
Directed by ACT Artistic Director John Langs, and featuring Reginald André Jackson and Alexandra Tavares, Macbeth examines how devotion and pride can quickly turn into vanity and murder.
Content Advisories: This show includes content that may be distressing. Below are some particular warnings, but if you have any further questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll be happy to provide additional information. This show contains: violence, an abundance of blood, gore, child death, murder, suicide
*These advisories are based on the text of the play. As the show is developed and goes into rehearsals, we will continue to update advisories based on production-specific choices.*
John Langs (Director), Pete Rush (Scenic Designer), Jae Hee Kim (Costume Designer), Bryce Bartl-Geller (Lighting Design), Dominic CodyKramers (Sound Designer), Robin Macartney (Props Designer), Ian Bond (Intimacy Director), Geoffrey Alm (Fight Choreographer), Amy Thone (Text), Marchette DuBois (Composer), Amy O’Neal (Choreographer), Hazel Rose Gibson (Stage Manager), Madelyn Salvucci (Assistant Stage Manager)
Nabilah Ahmed (Understudy), Quinlan Corbett (Macduff), Varinique ‘V’ Davis (Witch 3), Jonelle Jordan (Banquo), Reginald André Jackson (Macbeth), Charles Leggett (Duncan/Seyton), George Mount (Understudy), Esther Okech (Witch 2), Koo Park (Murderer 1/Donalbain), Hersh Powers (Fleance), Darius Sakui (Lennox), Chip Sherman (Malcolm), Jon Stutzman (Siward/Murderer 2), Alexandra Tavares (Lady Macbeth), Amy Thone (Ross), Lindsay Welliver (Witch 1/Lady Macduff)