25 Apr '11, 9am

Shakespeare in the Park – Macbeth #YourSingapore

Shakespeare in the Park – Macbeth #YourSingapore

The Singapore Repertory Theatre’s (SRT) acclaimed Shakespeare in the Park returns in April and May 2011 with a production of the tragedy Macbeth. Previous editions of Shakespeare in the Park presented by the SRT include Much Ado About Nothing in 2009 and A Midsummer Night’s Dream in 2007. Macbeth, the titular character of the play, is a general in the force of Duncan, King of Scotland. After an encounter with three witches, it is revealed to Macbeth that he will one day be Scotland’s King. Macbeth informs his wife Lady Macbeth of the prophecy as he begins to desire the throne, and the two enact a plot to kill King Duncan. Macbeth claims the throne but soon becomes a tyrannical ruler overwhelmed by guilt and suspicion. Forces loyal to King Duncan and his rightful heir begin to rally against him. The celebrated British director Nicolai Foster will helm this enthralling produ...

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