Macbeth

Macbeth: As the Dust Settles

Stage 773 (Chicago, IL)

Reviews & Ratings

14 ratings
2.9 average rating
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8 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 19 2012

The production was well staged, acted and produced. The venue is great. Another young theatrical troupe that bears watching.

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7 reviews
2 stars
attended Oct 19 2012

Too long. Three hours is too long for the most action-packed, concise, emotionally charged play Shakespeare ever wrote. The actors did a great job (exception: Duncan, also the director, who seemingly forgot to rehearse) to overcome the weight of...continued

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

Excellent. Brush up on your Macbeth. If you have never read Macbeth or it's been a long time since you have, I would advise reading at least a summary. If I wouldn't have, I wouldn't have understood what was going on. The play was very enjoyable

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1 review
1 stars
attended Oct 25 2012

This is a fresh take on Macbeth. The performances by this group of actors were powerful. The intimacy of the theatre made the experience especially enjoyable.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Oct 27 2012

This is adaptation of Macbeth has excellent acting and a unique set and setting. Admittedly, the setting -- America during the Dust Bowl -- is ambitious and doesn't always translate well. What works extremely well is the use of the six Weird...continued

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54 reviews
16 stars
attended Oct 25 2012

Hard to follow the action at the beginning. Couldn't understand what was happening and consequently drifted off to dreamland. Stayed awake for second act, waiting and waiting and waiting for it to end. Interesting concept--set play in dustbowl era...continued

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18 reviews
16 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

Yeaaaaaaa, I left during intermission.

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10 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 25 2012

Excellent performances by all actors, but it was a bit confusing for the first 30 minutes.

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45 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 01 2012

Overall, this production is a mishmash of weirdness! Some fine acting, and elements of incredible creativity in the staging. It may be worth paying the ticket price just to see the totally unique bloodletting when characters are murdered. ...continued

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35 reviews
26 stars
attended Oct 19 2012

This was a much more physical play than I was expecting. Actually, I didn't quite know what to expect. The acting was superb and actors handled the accents well. Unfortunately, I didn't know what was going on about half of the time. A little...continued

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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Oct 28 2012

Interesting and different presentation that held interest with its unique presentation using the background video and the witches.

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 04 2012

A bit too odd for me. The screaming witches just drove me nuts and the adaptation was just the setting with nothing changed to the language (don't remember the dust bowl having Kings)

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2 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 19 2012

If the play had been shorter and less "witches "time it would have been
ok.

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