Buy Tickets From the 2014-2015 Season: Macbeth Playing October 10, 2014 to November 02, 2014

$15 General Admission Preview Thursday October 9

Jeff Watkins

A haunting saga most “rich and strange.” Macbeth grapples with power, greed and his ambitious wife. Nature has more to teach us than we admit.
Featuring Artistic Director Jeff Watkins as Macbeth.

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Join the cast and crew members for a lively Question and Answer session on Sunday October 26 after the show! 



Director's Notes

Directed by Troy Willis

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Show Times
Shows at the New American Shakespeare Tavern begin at 7:30pm, except on Sundays, when they begin at 6:30pm

Bardometer Rating

How difficult is this Shakespearean play to grasp? On a scale of 1 to 10.
5
 
What does rating this mean?

These are plays you may have read in high school or college. The plot is fairly uncomplicated, though some of the themes may be dense or dark. These plays may include supernatural elements, straight-forward politics, historical content or religious content. (In these cases, we offer a synopsis with important historical or contextual explanations which you may read in the Playbill before the show.) In these plays, there may also be bawdy language and certain adult situations, and the language may be hard to follow for a first-timer.

We recommend this type of play to High School and College Students, casual theatre-goers, people who like mainstream films and reading “The Onion”, and Shakespeare lovers who enjoy delving into the Elizabethan world.

How to prepare for seeing this kind of play: You may wish to read the synopsis we provide (and maybe your notes from Literature Class). Or simply do a small amount of internet research. No worries – you won’t get lost.

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