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Ensemble Theatre and Cleveland Shakespeare Team for VOODOO MACBETH, 5/22-6/8

Ensemble Theatre and Cleveland Shakespeare Team for VOODOO MACBETH, 5/22-6/8

Ensemble Theatre's TheatreCLE concludes its 2013-2014 season with VOODOO MACBETH in collaboration with the Cleveland Shakespeare Festival. Originally written by William Shakespeare and adapted by Orson Welles, the production will be directed by Celeste Cosentino and Tyson Rand, opening May 23. The production plays Thurs.- Sat. at 8pm; Sunday at 2pm through June 8th. Preview performance: May 22nd.

In 1936, Orson Welles created a historic production of this play, casting a company of African-Americans and moving the setting from Scotland to one that evoked Haiti in the 19th Century, under the reign of the slave-turned-emporer Henri Christophe. Ensemble Theatre, in partnership with the Cleveland Shakespeare Festival, are recreating and re-imagining this landmark production and working from the Federal Theater Project's script.

CAST:
Jimmie Woody as Macbeth
Carly Germany* as Lady Macbeth
Greg White as Banquo
Joseph Primes as Hecate
Leonard Goff as Duncan/Priest
Kyle Carthens as MacDuff
Chennelle Harris as Lady MacDuff
Malik Aziz as MacDuff's son/Messanger
Chinetha Hall, Emily Terry, & Tina Thompkins as the Witches
Robert Hunter as Macolm
Calvin Willis Jr. and Tim Young as the Murderers.
Marc Moore Jr as Lennox
Aseenah Rasulalah as Nun/Nurse/Seyton
Steven Wood as the Porter
Jarrell Brown as Ross/Young Siward and more...

Production Team: Set Design & Projection Design by Ian Hinz; Lighting Design by Andrew Eckert; Costume Design by Angelina Herin; Production Stage Manager: Julia Perez.

Tickets to VOODOO MACBETH: $22 (Adults); $20 (Seniors); $12 (Students with Valid ID); Group rate of $15 (Groups of 10 or more); All preview tickets are $15. To purchase, call 216-202-0938, email tickets@ensemble-theatre.org (Please include via phone or email: Name, Phone Number, Date of Performance and the Number and Type of tickets. We will call or email to confirm your reservation!) Or click HERE to purchase tickets online.
Ensemble Theatre is located at 2843 Washington Blvd. in Cleveland Heights, OH 44118. For directions to the Ensemble Theatre, click HERE. For more, go to www.ensemble-theatre.org.

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