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Macbeth

Kitsch and off-kilter, this tightly adapted take on Shakespeare’s classic story of regicide and reckless ambition feels surprisingly cheerful. Watermill artistic director Paul Hart...

She got into acting after playwright Michael Frayn saw her in a school play by chance and was so impressed that he set up...

The oldest surviving Greek play, Aschylus’ The Persians, was first performed in 472 BC. Though it continues to be performed to this day, we...

“When shall we three meet again?” ask the three witches at the beginning of Macbeth. Probably quite soon is the answer this year, when...

The death of the great Japanese director Yukio Ninagawa in 2016 robbed the international theatre scene of one its most original and visionary talents....

Prowl Theatre Company’s modern-dress version of Macbeth has some innovative ideas, but with a straight-through playing time of just 70 minutes the play has...

Superstitious at the best of times, actors of a certain age have a tendency to seethe and palpitate at the very mention of ‘the...

Following the departure in July of artistic director John Berry, ENO launches its 2015/16 season with a new staging of Shostakovich’s Soviet tragedy, originally...
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