Already closed | 1h 50m | Brooklyn

Unsex Me Here: The Tragedy of Macbeth

From 5 member  reviews
Members say: Great acting, Entertaining, Intense, Resonant, Relevant

About the show

Obvious Volcano presents a new staging of Shakespeare's tragedy set in a post-apocalyptic, post-gender world. More…

From the show:

A post-apocalyptic, post-gender society at the end of empire.

A “Mad Max” world in which titles and prophecy mean nothing. And everything.

Although the play uses the pronouns as they are written in the original text, no one has been cast in a character that uses the same pronouns that the actor uses in daily life. The characters will be portrayed by the actors as their preferred gender identity in their current physical body. 

1h 50m | Already closed | The Brick (Brooklyn)

November 25th, 2019
"'Unsex Me Here' has gone for a fully gender-bent Macbeth, which could work sharply were it not for a double layer of swap…If you need to give your concept a backstory, there's probably something awry…but Cino has coaxed some fresh, buoyant line readings from her cast."
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