This gripping rendition is brought to you by a collaborative effort from ETT, Shakespeare North Playhouse, Northern Stage, and Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg.
Set against the backdrop of a nation in turmoil, torn apart by internal strife, the Macbeths seize the opportunity to claim the crown. But their ambitions don’t unfold as anticipated. What begins as a dream soon descends into a nightmare, unraveling the threads of humanity and awakening the forces of nature. As society grapples with the darkness lurking within, the question arises: how long will it take for people to rise against the relentless cycle of violence and corruption?
Don’t miss this innovative reimagining of Shakespeare’s timeless masterpiece, directed by Richard Twyman. It’s a visceral and contemporary production that resonates with the world we inhabit today, exploring why Macbeth has haunted our collective psyche for centuries. This performance compels you to unravel the cautionary tale it urgently communicates, reflecting the pressing concerns of our time.
Dates: 3 – 5 November 2023, 8:00 PM
Location: Dubai Opera