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2019 Season

Macbeth

By William Shakespeare
Directed by Melissa Rain Anderson
June 27 – September 6, 2019 Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre

Haunted by the witches’ prophecies and spurred by his wife’s ambitions (as well as his own taste for power), Macbeth dares to tempt fate. But in this, one of the world’s first psychological thrillers, he slowly finds that his murderous machinations are doomed to bitter and tragic failure.

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Artistic Staff

DIRECTOR: Melissa Rain Anderson
SCENIC DESIGNER: Apollo Mark Weaver
COSTUME DESIGNER: David Kay Mickelsen
LIGHTING DESIGNER: Michael Pasquini
SOUND DESIGNER/ORIGINAL MUSIC COMPOSER: Lindsay Jones
MUSIC DIRECTOR: Brandon Scott Grayson
DRAMATURG: Isabel Smith-Bernstein
VOICE AND TEXT COACH: Jeremy Sortore
FIGHT DIRECTOR: Paul Dennhardt
STAGE MANAGER: Dana Angellis*

Scene: Scotland and England

There will be one intermission.

Cast

WITCHES, the weïrd sisters: Sarah Hollis, Emma Geer, Betsy Mugavero
GIRL WITCHES:
Elizabeth Arnell, Kate Sowards, Lucy Wright
BOY:
Trevor Neilson
DUNCAN,
King of Scotland: Andrew May
MALCOLM,
his son: Christopher Peltier
DONALBAIN,
his son: Kyle Bullock
LENNOX.
a nobleman of Scotland: Quinn Mattfeld*                                                                                    
CAPTAIN: James Newcomb*
ROSS, a nobleman of Scotland: Jim Poulos*
ANGUS: a nobleman of Scotland: Josh Jeffers
MACBETH, a general in the king’s army: Wayne T. Carr*
BANQUO, a general in the king’s army: Todd Denning*
LADY MACBETH: Katie Cunningham*
SERVANT, attending Lady Macbeth: Jamil Zraikat
SEYTON, an officer attending on Macbeth: Jeremy Thompson
MACDUFF, a nobleman of Scotland: Michael Elich*
FLEANCE, son of Banquo: Andrew Barrick
PORTER: Armin Shimerman*
GENTLEWOMAN, attending on Lady Macbeth: Emelie O’Hara
OLD MAN: Chris Mixon*
MURDERERS: Kyle Bullock, Zak Houston, Christopher Peltier*
APPARITIONS: Andrew Barrick, Emelie O’Hara, Armin Shimerman*
LADY MACDUFF: Stephanie Lambourn*
MACDUFF’S DAUGHTERS: Elizabeth Arnell, Kate Sowards, Lucy Wright
MACDUFF’S SON: Halle Vickers
DOCTOR: James Newcomb*
MENTEITH, a nobleman of Scotland : Zak Houston
CAITHNESS, a nobleman of Scotland: Jamil Zraikat
SIWARD, Earl of Northumberland, general of the English forces: Andrew May*
YOUNG SIWARD, his son: Emelie O’Hara
ENSEMBLE: Landon Tate Boyle, Kyle Bullock, Zak Houston, Chris Mixon*, Emelie O’Hara, Jeremy Thompson             

Understudies               

Andrew Barrick—Macduff Son; Kyle Bullock—Malcolm/ Murderer; Isabella Giordano†—Young Siward/ Ensemble; Max Kunz†—Donalbain/ Seyton/ Murder/ Caithness/ Ensemble; Sarah Hollis*—Lady Macduff; Josh Jeffers—Banquo; Stephanie Lambourn*—Lady Macbeth; Trevor Neilson—Fleance/ Apparition/ Macduff Son; James Newcomb*—Macduff; John Oswald—Porter/ Doctor/ Menteith/Captain/ Old Man/ Ensemble; John G. Preston*—Duncan/ Siward; Sarah Shippobotham—Witches; René Thornton Jr.*—Macbeth; Halle Vickers—Girls/ Girl Witches;  Jamil Zraikat—Lennox/ Ross/ Angus

Understudies never substitute for listed players unless an announcement is made prior to the performance. 

*Member of Actors' Equity Association, the union of professional actors and stage managers in the United States.

†Appearing courtesy of the Southern Utah University Fellowship Program.

The director and fight director are members of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, a national theatrical labor union.

The costume and sound designers are represented by the United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829 of the IATSE. 

Videotaping or other video or audio recording of this production is strictly prohibited.

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Duration
2 hours, 10 minutes

Content Advisory
This psychological thriller examines ambition and a husband and wife’s murderous machinations to gain power. It includes some supernatural and bloody scenes and bawdy innuendo and may not be suitable for pre-teens.

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