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Macbeth3

From 20 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging, Intense, Original

About the show

HERE presents Lisa Wolpe's one-hour, three-person adaptation of Shakespeare's bloody tragedy. More…

'Macbeth3' is a plunge into the mysteries of murder, Satanic seduction, and gender-bending horror starring Lisa Wolpe, the Producing Artistic Director of the all-female LA Women's Shakespeare Company. Presented in repertory with 'Shakespeare and the Alchemy of Gender.'


Member Reviews (20)

MEMBERS SAY:

Great acting, Ambitious, Great staging, Intense, Original

65
Ambitious, Disappointing, Original

See it if you want to see a trimmed-down CliffsNotes-version of the play with only three actors.

Don't see it if you're expecting new revelations due to the gender-swapping...or if you're a Shakespeare purist.

66
Ambitious, Edgy, Confusing, Dizzying, Intense

See it if If you like Shakespeare in any form, if you like truncated Shakesoeare and unique casting.

Don't see it if If you don't like over the top intensity, multiple roles per actor or huge edits or the set of Cats. Macbeth on steroids

65
Ambitious, Indulgent, Quirky, Thought-provoking, Clever

See it if you enjoy new interpretations of old favorites. A solid attempt at a re-imagining with an interesting visual quality. Salamone was great.

Don't see it if you're a purist or expect grand productions in a black box. Macbeth's portrayal was a bit cardboard but the other actors made up for it.

51
Intense, Trying too hard, missed the mark, noteworthy effort

See it if You like new interpretations of the Bard. Uneven acting and mixed gender roles never quite gels. Applaud the effort, not the production

Don't see it if You're not into Shakespeare. You know nothing about Shakespeare. You've never heard of Shakespeare.


August 2nd, 2016
“Fewer characters, blended scenes, and one single simple set throughout brought in a resounding applause a little over an hour later. ‘Macbeth3’ is as dark as Shakespeare’s original vision, if not darker and maybe a little more satanic. Lisa Wolpe’s execution of this gender-bent tragic tale is cl...
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