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

Ambitious, Indulgent, Excruciating, Dizzying, Confusing

See it if You enjoy experimental theatre. You like non-traditional interpretations of Shakespeare. You want unique staging.

Don't see it if You want to hear.the natural music of the text rather than an off-beat style w/ too much ambient music. You want a classically trained cast.

Also I'm all for new interpretations of Shakespeare, as long as they make s... Read more Read less

Disappointing, Ambitious, Indulgent, Excruciating, Doesn't work

See it if you like experimental theater, having the cast singing Shakespeare's lines while writhing inside a fiber tube.

Don't see it if you prefer a more polished production.

Also The concept of focusing on the witches was intriguing, but the staging... Read more Read less

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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