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Shakespeare Double Bill by Box Clever

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wed 17 May – Thu 18 May, 7:00pm

Venue: Downstairs

Wednesday 17 May
7.00pm MACBETH (60 mins)
+
8.30pm ROMEO & JULIET (60 mins)

 

Thursday 18 May
7.00pm ROMEO & JULIET (60 mins)
+
8.30pm MACBETH (60 mins)

 

ROMEO and JULIET

Directed by Iqbal Khan | Music by Virgil Howe |Production Manager: Pip Thurlow

​CAST
Cory Stuckey as the Narrator 
Riad Richie as Romeo
Jessica Dennis as Juliet

Michael Wicherek’s adaptation fully realises the characters of the lovers and brings to life their world: the sound, heat and colour of Verona, the dark threat of the feud between their families and the ever-increasing speed at which events hurry the lovers to their inevitable doom. It also, through the inclusion of the Narrator ensures that Romeo and Juliet themselves do not remain literary creations distant from the 21st century.

 

MACBETH

Directed by Kim Sykes | Production Manager: Pip Thurlow

​CAST
Cory Stuckey as Macbeth
Riad Richie as the Inquisitor
Jessica Dennis as Lady Macbeth

Vibrant language and physical theatre chart the devastating effect that one act of evil can have on an otherwise honourable and loyal man – we see how the ripples of that act spread to destroy both Macbeth himself and all those for whom he cared. As their actions are challenged by a third character who also brings the wider world of the play to life, Macbeth and his wife are seen to become ever more prey to the devastating horrors they have unleashed as they move inevitably towards their doom.

 

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  • Wed 17 May, 7:00pm
  • Thu 18 May, 7:00pm

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