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By William Shakespeare
Directed by Robert O’Hara
Sep 15 - Oct 29, 2017
Run Time: Approximately 3 hours, including a 15 minute intermission
Ticket Price: Starting at $30. Prices vary by date and availability.
Age Recommendation: High School+; we recommend all patrons take advisories into consideration as sensitivities vary from person to person.
Advisory: See full advisory below

Full Advisory: This is not a conventional staging of Macbeth. This highly-visual, all-male production sets Shakespeare’s plot and language in a ritualized world including stylized violence, minimal costuming (including exposed skin), some sexual content and pulsating music. It also contains theatrical fog/haze, strobe lighting effects, sudden loud noises and e-cigarettes.

Forget what you know about Shakespeare’s brutal tragedy. Director Robert O’Hara breathes new life (and death) into this raw reimagining for the grand reopening of our in-the-round Space Theatre.

To get what he wants, Macbeth will let nothing stand in his way – not the lives of others or his own well-being. As his obsession takes command of his humanity and his sanity, the death toll rises and his suspicions mount. This ambitious reinvention reminds us that no matter what fate is foretold, the man that chooses to kill must suffer the consequences.

Known for his audacious artistic vision,  O’Hara is “shaking up the world, one audience at a time” (The New York Times). He has won the 2010 NAACP Award for Best Director, two Obie Awards, an Oppenheimer Award and the 2015 Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Drama.

Producing Partners: Isabelle Clark, Keith & Kathie Finger and Diana & Mike Kinsey

Education Partners: Katie and Alan Fox , Margot & Allan Frank, Walter S. Rosenberry, III Charitable Trust, June Travis

Denver Center for the Performing Arts Theatre Company's production/program is part of Shakespeare in American Communities, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Creative Team Perspectives
Creative Team Perspectives
Sep 15 | 6:00pm

The Jones

Get an exclusive insider’s perspective before the show when you join us for a free, professionally-moderated discussion with the creative team.

Theatre & Theology Perspectives
Theatre & Theology Perspectives
Sep 26 | 6:30pm

Join Pastor Dan Bollman of the Rocky Mountain Evangelical Lutheran Synod to examine each show through a theological lens.

ASL & Audio Described Matinee
ASL & Audio Described Matinee
Oct 1 | 1:30pm

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Sign Language interpretation: ASL
Audio Description: AUDIO

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Cast Perspectives
Cast Perspectives
Oct 15 | 1:30pm

Join a fun and engaging discussion with the actors after the matinee.

Higher Education Perspectives
Higher Education Perspectives
Oct 22 | 1:30pm

Participate in a topical discussion led by members of our academic community after the matinee.

Theatre Thursday
Theatre Thursday
Oct 26 | 6:30pm

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Theatre Thursdays are a new, fun way to make your night at the theatre even more memorable. Enjoy festive pre-show parties including a cocktail and live music. Even better? It’s all included with your show ticket, for a special price with promo code THURSDAY.



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