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Macbeth - 1982 - Broadway

"By the pricking of my thumbs,

Something wicked this way comes."

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


Circle in the Square (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
1633 Broadway at 50th St.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 30, 2021
Shannon Hayes will join the previously announced Niamh Cusack in the world premiere of Colin Teevan's The Seven Pomegranate Seeds directed by Melly Still.  This will be the second Rose Original production in Christopher Haydon's inaugural season as Rose Theatre's Artistic Director.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021
Found out how to get tickets and about the new show. The Kimmel Cultural Campus will present Tony Award winner Alan Cumming and renowned journalist and singer Ari Shapiro on its Merriam Theater stage on Sunday, October 17, 2021, at 8:00 p.m. for Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021
A new production of Macbeth is headed to Broadway next year, starring Daniel Craig in the title role, alongside Ruth Negga making her Broadway debut as Lady Macbeth. Find out more about the production and how to get tickets.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021
Irving Undead – a one-man play starring award-winning actor James Swanton (the demonic spirit in Host) – will be revived this October. The play, which tells the true story of the Victorian actor Henry Irving, is getting four showings at The Space, from 22 to 24 October, as part of the London Horror Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021
Optimist Theatre has announced the retirement of Ron Scot Fry, its Founding Artistic Director. Fry set the vision and mission of Optimist Theatre, from its founding as Midwest Children’s Theatre in 1993, through its evolution to producer of Shakespeare in the Park in 2010 to the post-pandemic return to live theater.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 2021
PlayWell Productions, Team Angelica and Epicene today announce the full cast for Very Special Guest Star which opens at Omnibus Theatre on 25 November, with previews from 23 November, and runs until 12 December.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 27, 2021
The 2021-22 Season “Reignite, Reimagine!” opens with Having Our Say, The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years, a play by Emily Mann, adapted from the book by Sarah L. Delany and Amy L Delany with Amy Hill Hearth.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021
As the world première production of Kaite O'Reilly's Missing Julie opens at Theatr Clwyd, Artistic Director Tamara Harvey and Executive Director Liam Evans-Ford today announce the cast for the world première production of Tim Price's Isla.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 24, 2021
Weston Playhouse Theatre Company announces the closing production of its 2021 summer season: Katori Hall's THE MOUNTAINTOP, running September 30 – October 23 at Walker Farm.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2021
In a reimagined iteration of the annual awards, in partnership with ETT (English Touring Theatre), the audio productions will play from free listening stations or via a QR code in theatres across the UK, with copies of the scripts including braille translations available.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 22, 2021
Building on the success of the National Theatre Collection, with 71% of UK state secondary schools now signed up to access this digital resource, an additional 10 theatre productions have been added to the platform for schools, colleges and the education sector worldwide in partnership with Bloomsbury Publishing and ProQuest.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2021
The McKittrick Hotel (530 West 27th Street, NYC) has announced its original theatrical experience Sleep No More will return this winter with performances starting on Monday, February 14, 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
The Huntington announces the cast and creative team of its second production of its 40th anniversary season, the dark comedy Witch by Jen Silverman, directed by Rebecca Bradshaw, running from October 15 to November 14, 2021 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Running time of the show is 90 minutes with no intermission.
by Stage Tube - Sep 21, 2021
Denzel Washington and Frances McDormand star in Joel Coen’s bold and fierce adaptation—a tale of murder, madness, ambition, and wrathful cunning.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021
Burbage Theatre Co hits the big screen with an original feature-length film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth directed by Jeff Church. This spellbinding production will be available FREE to watch both in-person and online.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021
The antics of the Wicksteed home are a darkly satirical merry-go-round in Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus.  Family, friends and the quest for sexual pleasures of the body (“corpus”) are the ruling passions in this farcical comedy of ill-manners. Through an escapade of mistaken identities and carnal encounters, one motto holds fast: “He whose lust lasts, lasts longest.”
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021
The Old Fire Station, a pioneering partnership between a professional arts centre and homeless charity Crisis, today announces the world première of Mike Bartlett's Mrs Delgado, the company's fifth original Christmas production.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2021
Reading Rep Theatre today announce the full cast of DORIAN, a world première adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray written by Bruntwood Prize winner Phoebe Eclair-Powell, and RSC Associate Director Owen Horsley. Owen Horsley directs Andro Cowperthwaite (Dorian), Ché Francis (Henry) and Nat Kennedy (Basil).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021
First Stage has announced its safe and triumphant return to live theater performances in the 2021/22 season. First Stage has announced the full 35th season kicking off in November at the Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater with the perennial and beloved holiday favorite, A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2021
First Stage is announce its safe and triumphant return to live theater performances in the 2021/22 season. 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2021
The story is compelling and original. Renowned author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle has spent years in pursuit of contact with the other side. Famed magician Harry Houdini has been on a parallel journey to debunk the very notion. With the help of the brash and unpredictable medium, Mina Crandon, the two come to the table for one final seance. The baggage all three bring with them results in a chaotic and strange experience that none will ever forget.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2021
Adapting one of the greatest tragedies written by his hero, Shakespeare, Verdi created a stunning portrait of the most power-hungry couple who ever trod a stage. Macbeth's bloody ascent to the throne of Scotland — led and supported by his wife's own consuming ambition — results in disaster for them both.
by Zoe Burke - Sep 16, 2021
[...] this production of Hamlet is sharp -- incredibly so. Remarkably well paced and brilliantly edited, with so much more action, energy, and even humor than I’d known the play could hold, it is immediately accessible and clearly was directed [...] and performed by people who really know what they’re doing.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021
Casting is today announced for the world première of Robin Hooper's new drama 'Broken Lad', a comic and moving examination of masculinity in distress, directed by Richard Speir. It is Arcola Theatre's second production at their new venue, Arcola Outside.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 15, 2021
As Fidel Castro ponders on how to move his country forward, his political partner, Celia Sánchez, is never far from his side. Imbued with magical realism, Celia and Fidel is the dynamic story of radical change in Cuba featuring the country's most notorious political figure and Cuba's most influential female revolutionary.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
The Cleveland Orchestra will open its 104th season on October 14 and 17, 2021, with performances featuring Franz Welser-Möst leading Cleveland Orchestra premieres of Richard Strauss's Macbeth and Joan Tower's A New Day (for cello and orchestra) with Alisa Weilerstein in a program that also includes Prokofiev's Fifth Symphony.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2021
With the slogan “Theatre In These Trying Times”, the 25th edition of the festival has set out to breathe fresh air into both the world of theatre and to theatre lovers with a programme of mostly new productions that look at the world, which is in search of a new normal, through the lens of theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 13, 2021
Shakespeare's Globe has announced the Education Activities available to young people and their families this October Half-Term. Public booking opens on Thursday 16 September at 10.00am. Tickets for friends and Patrons are currently available.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2021
Tickets are now on sale to the general public for DANIEL CRAIG's return to Broadway as Macbeth and RUTH NEGGA's Broadway debut as Lady Macbeth in the all-new production of MACBETH on Broadway.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2021
The panellists and cast have been announced for the New Nordics Festival at Jacksons Lane, which brings together five days of the best new plays from Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands, as well as free talks and workshops with Nordic industry professionals.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021
The podcast features GRSF's professional acting company and is accompanied by Scott O'Brien's haunting score and soundscape, originally designed for GRSF's 2019 season production, directed by Paul Mason Barnes.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 5, 2021
Aurora Theatre Company continues its 30th season with the World Premiere of Kait Kerrigan's FATHER/DAUGHTER, a recipient of the 2021 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award. Bay Area theatre artist M. Graham Smith directs William Thomas Hodgson and Sam Jackson (The Bluest Eye, Exit Strategy, Splendour) in this beautifully innovative play about love, family, and relationships.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 15, 2021
Multi award-winning Foothill Theatre Arts presents Lauren Gunderson's joyous celebration of theatre, The Book of Will, performing live on stage three weeks only, November 5 – 21, 2021 at the Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 14, 2021
The Lehman Trilogy officially opens on Broadway tonight, October 14, at the Nederlander Theatre. The play comes to Broadway after acclaimed, sold-out runs at London's National Theatre, the Park Avenue Armory, and in London’s West End.
by Gary Naylor - Oct 14, 2021
Saoirse Ronan provides a much needed opportunity to listen and learn from Shakespeare's tale of ambition's dangers amidst much wailing and gnashing of teeth
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2021
Dances Patrelle presents The Yorkville Nutcracker from December 11-12, 2021 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, E. 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, NYC.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2021
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the return of Literature Live! with the staged virtual premiere of Shakespeare's Macbeth on Tuesday, November 9, at 8 p.m., followed by a talkback between the show's creators and actors. The Literature Live! presentation of Macbeth will be available via on-demand streaming starting Monday, November 8, through Sunday, December 5.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2021
Dances Patrelle presents The Yorkville Nutcracker from December 11-12, 2021 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2021
Today, TIFT Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak and Barrie Film Festival Director Claudine Benoit announced details of their creative partnership to produce the upcoming Canadian premiere of Museum of Fiction, created by acclaimed Argentine artist Matías Umpierrez and starring Robert Lepage.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 13, 2021
Just in time for Halloween, Shakespeare in the Park is back just after a long pandemic hiatus.
by Katie Laban - Oct 12, 2021
Leading Ladies will run October 15th-30th at St. D’s and the cast is so happy to finally put this comedy on the stage. BWW Detroit had a chance to speak with Franklin native Jason Dilly who plays Leo in the show and is the big brother of Erin Dilly who originated the role of Meg in the 2004 Broadway production directed by Ken Ludwig!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2021
Omnibus Theatre and Jump Spark Theatre today announce the first full-scale staging of The Girl Who Was Very Good at Lying, following an award-nominated short run as part of Jermyn Street Theatre's Footprints Festival.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2021
Five performances of Yaël Farber's production will be streamed between Wednesday 27– Saturday 30 October, with the actors performing live from the theatre each night. The film will be produced by North South Culture following their work on the acclaimed live stream run of Hymn in February.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021
Hilary Dennis' devised-in-a-week production of Shakespeare's Macbeth runs October 30, at 7 p.m. and October 31, at 4 p.m. at The Workroom in Northampton, MA. Admission is free.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021
Burbage Theatre Co hits the big screen with an original feature-length film adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth directed by Jeff Church. This thrillingly haunting production showcases some of Rhode Island theatre's best talent, captured on film in stunning professional quality.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021
The Monadnock 9th Annual Film Festival will present a new film about the staging of the first all-Black production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. The critically acclaimed film drama, Voodoo Macbeth, will screen at The Park Theatre in Jaffrey, NH as part of the MONIFF festival on Friday, October 22 at 7 pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021
Oksana Lyniv has been nominated Music Director of the Teatro Comunale di Bologna, and her three-year engagement beginning in January 2022 includes at least two operas and two concerts for season. 
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2021
Come see Lady Macbeth Encore at the Cutting Room, a spectacle of witches, sword fighting, and murder! Taking only the original text of Macbeth by William Shakespeare, Lady Macbeth focuses on a couple in love and the grief they suffer after losing their child.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021
The cast has been announced for the European premiere and the UK debut of multi-award-winning Australian playwright Alana Valentine's, The Sugar House which opens at the Finborough Theatre for a four week limited season on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 (Press Nights: Thursday, 4 November 2021 and Friday, 5 November 2021 at 7.30pm).
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2021
It was recently announced that Daniel Craig's next venture will be Broadway, coming to New York in a production of Macbeth next year. Craig, no stranger to the stage, recently shared the worst experience he's had while performing in theatre, in a new interview.