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William Shakespeare’s Macbeth Presented by Korda Artistic Productions
November 1 @ 7:00 pm - November 3 @ 10:00 pm
Korda Artistic Productions present William Shakespeare’s Macbeth at Kordazone Theatre on October 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27 and November 1, 2 & 3, 2018.
Shakespeare’s unforgettable tragedy – thought to have been first performed in 1606 – dramatizes the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake. A brave Scottish general named Macbeth receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth commits crime after crime to claim the throne and protect himself from enmity and suspicion becoming a tyrannical ruler. The bloodbath and consequent civil war take Macbeth and Lady Macbeth into the realms of madness and death. In the backstage world of theatre, some believe that the play is cursed, and will not mention its title aloud, referring to it instead as The Scottish Play. Over the course of many centuries, the play has attracted some of the most renowned actors to the roles of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth. It has been adapted to film, television, opera, novels, comics, and other media. Korda takes on The Scottish Play under the direction of Jeff Marontate, whose past Korda presentations of Shakespeare’s works include Much Ado About Nothing, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, A Comedy of Errors, Titus Andronicus, and As You Like It.
“… taut, thrilling and, at times, terrifying.” – The Globe and Mail.
“… not for the faint of heart… in a country where even now we are debating how much we as a nation should engage in the world… Macbeth offers a chilling narrative of how this influence, and the siren call of power, can be used for evil.” – DC Metro Theatre Arts.
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Sean Westlake and Martin Ouellette
Produced by Alexandra Hristoff
Lighting and Technical Management by Carter Hind Dersch
Fay Lynn as Macbeth
Emma Amlin as Lady Macbeth
Clinton Hammond as Banquo
Nicole Clark as Malcolm
Ezra Poku-Christian as Ross
Kerri Galloway as Lennox
Matthew Froese as Duncan/Porter
Dean Valentino as Macduff
Jennifer Desaulniers as Fleance/Macduff child
Zephyr as Witch 1/others
Cindy Pastorius as Witch 2/Lady Macduff
Alexandra Hristoff as Witch 3/others
Colin Zorzit as Seyton
Kamilah Poku-Christian as Old Siward
Carly Morrison-Hart as Young Siward
Showtimes are 7pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturday, Sunday Matinees at 2pm.
$20 (General Admission)
$15 (Studnets & Seniors)
Call 519-562-3394 to reserve tickets in advance.
Tickets will be available at the door a half hour before each show time.
Tickets also available online at Eventbrite.ca
Ticket also available at the following outlets:
Nancy Johns Gallery. 4755 Wyandotte St. E. 519-945-2222.
Juniper Used and Rare Books Inc. 1990 Ottawa St. 519-258-4111.