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Macbeth

ENID SPITZ
7 pm Fridays-Sundays through March 17., Sunday March 10 | $10 Fridays-Saturdays, Sundays "pay what you can."
Milepost 5
850 NE 81st Ave.
 
Post Five Theatre inaugurates its new black-box space with a lusty version of Shakespeare’s bloodiest play, Macbeth. Ty Boice, Post Five’s artistic director, plays the murderous thane with a brooding masculinity and a wardrobe recalling Marlon Brando in Streetcar Named Desire. Far from “unsexed,” his Lady Macbeth (Cassandra Schwanke) is a full-blown Shakespearean seductress in a black silk robe, and the action verges on voyeurism when the two meet. Fake blood galore, knife fights and combat boots further update the Scottish monarchy, but the cuts to Shakespeare’s text are unobtrusive and keep the spirit loyal. The cast, especially Nathan Dunkin as Banquo, captures Shakespeare’s dark world with intensity rather than melodrama. Actors weave through the audience to make their entrances into the small space, which lends the production a refreshing intimacy. (But watch your toes and elbows.)

Where: Milepost 5
Phone: 971-258-8584
Address: 850 NE 81st Ave.
Website: https://postfivetheatre.tixato.com/buy/macbeth

 
 

Milepost 5

850 NE 81st Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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