Seven girls hurl headlong into the unchecked passions of "Macbeth" as the line between real life and bloody fantasy quickly blurs. An encore staging of Red Bull's new adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy. More…
On an autumn afternoon, in an empty lot outside the city, seven girls meet up to do a play. School uniform tartan transforms in this American urban wasteland. The girls are witches, ghosts, and kings. Through prophecies and smartphones, unexpected resonances emerge from Shakespeare’s dark nightmare of ambition gone awry. These young women discover what's done cannot be undone.
See it if intriguing mash up of "Lord of the Flies" & the Scottish play shows how violence once unleashed can consume everything; shattering ending
Don't see it if energetic not great version of play; transition from childhood games to murderous actions much too abrupt
See it if interesting Macbeth, an interpretation I'm sure you've never seen before. Cool effects.
Don't see it if If you want a traditional production of Macbeth. Or if you want to be able to follow what is happening if you don't recall the exact details
See it if energetic; young actors pour themselves into their roles with both frolic & fortitude; interesting interpretation with plenty of humor
Don't see it if gets a little too gimmicky; back & forth between hi jinx and violence; could be confusing if not familiar w/the play - read the cliff notes
See it if you want to see the Scottish play performed by a group of high-school girls in a Cliff's Notes version.
Don't see it if you want to see a solid production of Shakespeare's classic. Too much script editing. Acting is very inconsistent.
See it if You’re open to alternative interpretations of the Scottish play and would get a kick out of women playing all the parts.
Don't see it if You want the whole thing unadulterated.
See it if You are already familiar with the source material and want to see a well-directed and unique adaptation.
Don't see it if You dislike heavily abridged Shakespeare. Are not a fan of modern adaptations of The Bard's work.
See it if you want to see a classic Shakespearean text interpreted in an uber-modern, uber-creepy, and uber-unique light.
Don't see it if You're expecting a classic retelling of Macbeth.
See it if are interested in seeing Shakespeare in a slightly different form and, in the end, possibly even more frightening
Don't see it if you don't think MacBeth should be performed by a group of schoolgirls in the woods, no matter how talented they are
See it if You want an original take on Macbeth that plays deeply into the play's occult nature in a way you perhaps didn't expect!
Don't see it if You want traditional Shakespeare - this is very breathless and 90 min, no intermission
See it if you love contemporary, reimagined adaptations of classic literature. It is cut down while still retaining the fundamental parts of the play.
Don't see it if you're sensitive to gore, prefer traditional adaptations of Shakespeare, or can't understand Shakespearean language.
See it if You’ve never seen Macbeth like this. Innovative approach to the play and wonderfully choreographed movement. All-female cast.
Don't see it if I’m not sure why anyone wouldn’t at least find this production interesting unless they want a traditional approach to Shakespeare.
See it if You like reimaginings of Shakespeare. You like shows that feature young talent. You want a shorter show- Mac Beth runs 90 minutes.
Don't see it if You don’t want to see Shakespeare adapted or reimagined. A show about teenage girls is off-putting to you. There is some graphic violence.
See it if you're a Shakespeare fan, but you're not afraid to see a classic get a bit roughed up. You want to be genuinely horrified for a spell.
Don't see it if you're faint of heart. Or you're hard of hearing. Audio is sometimes uneven in the space, especially once some stage effects get going.
See it if You enjoy a fresh take on a classic play with all female casting and lots of gore and mayhem
Don't see it if You want a polished and professional production. This is a college production. It is full of energy but the acting/staging Is not quite pro
See it if You like quirky inventive theatre. This is a great example of why Off-Broadway continues to move theatre into exciting places. Very original
Don't see it if If you don’t like classics such as Macbeth being placed in a blender and ground to a pulp.
See it if if you like Macbeth, and enjoy seeing interesting adaptations of Shakespeare.
Don't see it if If you don't like productions taking liberties with the text, or are uncomfortable with violence and gore.
See it if You like theatre. There’s not a single word or action that isn’t said or done with great purpose.
Don't see it if It’s a bit gory. The rain scene goes on for a bit too long.
See it if you like riffs on Shksp. Cut script remains powerful. Clever staging, strong acting. Superb Lady MB (Mendes). Time flies, as does blood.
Don't see it if you don't know the play (confusing) or you're a traditionalist. Too much noise: rain, shouting, banging. Some seats have tough sightlines.