Already closed | 2h 0m | East Village

Macbeth (Teatro Circulo)

From 22 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing, Intelligent

About the show

First Maria Ensemble presents Shakespeare's "Macbeth" performed by a mixed American-Italian company. More…

In this production the entire company will play the Witches, who will become an omnipresent counterpoint to the action. 

2h 0m | Already closed | Teatro Circulo (East Village)

Member Reviews (22)


Great acting, Ambitious, Clever, Absorbing, Intelligent

Disappointing, Indulgent, Oddly designed, Amateurish, Simple

See it if you find the art for the show extremely engaging. (That is what it mostly looks like.) The language is spoken evenly. It's adequate. Boring.

Don't see it if you are well-versed in Macbeth productions and like the intensity, sexuality, and violence that can create edgy, awesome interpretations.

Great score, Ambitious, Uneven, Good concept, Clever

See it if You want to support a new theatre ensemble as they navigate their way through some very ambitious work in an intimate setting.

Don't see it if You long for cohesive even direction and acting.

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December 21st, 2018
“A bit of a letdown...Directed by Moratti, who also plays a magnificent Lady Macbeth, this ‘Macbeth’ focused on the occult, and an ambitious and wounded couple’s willingness to delve into the underworld...The most compelling Toni’s costumes and set...There were some notable perform...
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December 18th, 2018
“Moratti’s interpretation makes it difficult to engage with the text...The conceit of the production is interesting enough...But ultimately the dynamics end there...It becomes muddled and confusing when actors playing mid-to-minor characters change roles...The text is edited well..The energy of t...
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December 9th, 2018
"Lines are blurred between truth and fake news, leadership and tyranny, and this production shines with an earnest honesty to interrogate Shakespeare’s classic text in a way that can only be driven by our modern time’s aggrandization of the self in an increasingly isolating world. While the cast ...
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