Macbeth Revival 1982

Opened: January 28, 1982
Closing: February 14, 1982

Macbeth - 1982 - Broadway History , Info & More

Circle in the Square (Broadway)
1633 Broadway at 50th St. New York, NY

"By the pricking of my thumbs,

Something wicked this way comes."



Murder, remorse, and madness stalk this bloody story of ambition and fate.

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Rialto Chatter: Could Denzel Washington Return to Broadway With OTHELLO?
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