The multi-award winning Mark Bruce Company presents a striking dance theatre adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, a tragic descent into the darkest sides of human nature.
Goaded by the whispers of demons, the Macbeths (Jonathan Goddard, Eleanor Duval) unleash murder for their own gains and set in motion their path to madness and self-destruction, unravelling events in a nightmare they cannot control.
With a cast of nine and designed by the creative team that brought audiences Dracula and The Odyssey, this production realises a beautifully harrowing vision of an internal wasteland formed from the pursuit of power through ruthless means.
Duration: 120 minutes, including interval.
Photo by Nicole Guarino.
✰ ✰ ✰ ✰ THE GUARDIAN
From gibbering witches to cascading horror, this darkly hectic dance adaptation is beautifully executed… As with all of Bruce’s productions, this Macbeth is overwhelmingly strong visually.
✰ ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰ CULTURE WHISPER
Mark Bruce’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth, now showing in the unique space of Wilton’s Music Hall, is disturbing and exhilarating in equal measure.
✰ ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰ BROADWAY WORLD
It’s nice to be reminded of Shakespeare’s mass appeal, the fact delivered beautifully by the Mark Bruce Company’s stunning Macbeth, the Scottish play done without words, but with stagecraft of the highest intelligence informing every scene.
✰ ✰ ✰ ✰ ✰ STAGE TALK
Not to be missed. It is true that theatre can move us in unexpected ways and Mark Bruce Company’s Macbeth definitely manages to shake and profoundly affect its spectators to the bone… I was completely transported.