participant in the Seattle Celebrates Shakespeare Festival
adapted and directed by Erica Schmidt
May 18 – June 24, 2018
Leo K. Theatre
In playwright/director Erica Schmidt’s innovative adaptation, seven young women gather after school to re-tell the story of Macbeth, Shakespeare’s epic tragedy about the corrosive effects of ambition Witches, ghosts, and prophecies drive this dark tale of a Scottish general who believes he is destined to be King of Scotland. And as the girls immerse themselves further and further in this infamous tragedy, the line between real life and bloody fantasy becomes increasingly blurred…
- Please note that there will be sudden loud noises, strobe lights, and graphic violence during this production.
- Recommended for 16 years of age and older.
- Run time is approximately 100 minutes with no intermission.
“Schmidt and Seattle Repertory Theatre have reminded us why we love Shakespeare and why we must keep searching for the truths of today within the texts." – Broadway World