macbeth: a tale of sound & fury
“Something wicked this way comes…”
Three gnarly fortune tellers live amongst the rats in an old junk yard, apart from decent society. Eager to teach the selfish world of man a lesson, they prepare a fortune reading that will destroy a throne and everything around it.
In this demented retelling of Shakespeare’s violent and thrilling classic, 6FootStories invite you to witness their wayward witches go about plotting the fall of Macbeth, rehearsing what they hope will be the bloody and catastrophic aftermath of their prophecy.
“Fair is foul and foul is fair…”
Performed by three actors in an immersive set made entirely of recycled objects, this is Macbeth as you’ve never seen it before. The deranged cast will all play Macbeth, and his wife, and all the other major characters, swapping roles like a gory game of pass the parcel.
6FootStories return to The Hope Theatre after their run of SOFTEN THE GREY in January 2015.
★★★★★ “The chemistry between the actors is superb… impeccable storytelling” Remotegoat on SOFTEN THE GREY
★★★★ “Sinister and charming… a real delight to witness.” Theatre Tourist on SOFTEN THE GREY
Box Office opens at 7.00pm. The performance lasts 70 minutes without interval. No re-admittance once the performance has commenced.
LATECOMERS CANNOT BE ADMITTED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. PLEASE ARRIVE IN GOOD TIME FOR THE START TIME OF 7.45PM.
Over 18s only.
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