Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH

By: Sep. 05, 2018
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Rampant ambition and minds unhinged. Shrieking owls and prophesies foretold. Folger Theatre begins its 2018/19 season with Macbeth, Shakespeare's murderous tragedy seen anew and here, set in London's famous Bedlam asylum for a groundbreaking production integrating period music into a famous variation of the play. The Restoration-era adaptation by Sir William Davenant, which mesmerized audiences from the re-opening of London theaters in the 1660's until well into the 18th century, blends music performed by Folger Consort and the seminal tragedy of the Scottish king.

Directed by Robert Richmond (Antony and Cleopatra, Othello, Henry V), Macbeth has a limited run of only 24 performances from September 4 through 23, 2018. Tickets are available online at www.folger.edu/theatre or by calling the Folger Box Office at (202) 544-7077.

Photo Credit: Brittany Diliberto

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Karen Peakes, Owen Peakes

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Kate Eastwood Norris

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Andhy Mendez, Owen Peakes

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Ian Merrill Peakes

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Ian Merrill Peakes, Chris Genebach, Rachael Montgomery and Emily Noël

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Rafael Sebastian, John Floyd

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Ethan Watermeier, Emily Noël, and Rachael Montgomery, Louis Butelli

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Louis Butelli, Emily Noël, Rachael Montgomery, Ethan Watermeier

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Ian Merrill Peakes

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Owen Peakes

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Ethan Watermeier, Rachael Montgomery, Emily Noël

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Chris Genebach, Rafael Sebastian

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Kate Eastwood Norris

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Ian Merrill Peakes, Ethan Watermeier and Rachael Montgomery

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Emily Noël, Rachael Montgomery, Ethan Watermeier, Ian Merrill Peakes

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Ian Merrill Peakes

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Ian Merrill Peakes, Chris Genebach

Photo Flash: Inside the Toil and Trouble of Folger's Restoration-Era MACBETH
Chris Genebach, Rafael Sebastian, John Floyd



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