Shakespeare's Macbeth Told Through Dance, Music and Movement
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The last date listed for Macbeth was Sunday February 25, 2007 / 3:00pm.
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By William Shakespeare
Adapted by Nathan Weinberger and Paata Tsikurishvili
Directed by Paata Tsikurishvili
Part of the 2007 Shakespeare in Washington festival
Synetic’s silent Hamlet won three Helen Hayes awards and became something of a calling card for the company. Now Synetic offers a take on yet another great Shakespearean tragedy, Macbeth—the dark, brooding tale of a husband and wife whose ambition and lust for power sends them into an unescapable swirl of murder, madness and self-destruction. Synetic’s signature blend of dance, movement and music will cast new light on the universal struggles and themes of one of Shakespeare’s most complex works, told through the art of silence.
Shakespeare in Washington Festival
The Shakespeare in Washington Festival is a celebration of William Shakespeare’s influence on great culture and entertainment. For more than 400 years, Shakespeare’s plays and poetry have resonated in the world’s consciousness. His works have inspired classic ballets, operas, and symphonic suites and been transformed through the lens of modern themes and settings. From film and Broadway musicals to fashion and the visual arts, his imprint can be found everywhere. Now, Washington will revel in the genius of Shakespeare through more than 100 magnificent presentations by more than 60 arts organizations.
About the Ticket Supplier: Synetic Theater
Founded in 2001 by the husband and wife team of Paata and Irina Tsikurishvili, Synetic Theater is DC’s Premier Physical Theater, whose mission is to be the premier American physical theater, fusing dynamic art forms—such as text, drama, movement, acrobatics, dance, and music, by producing world-class physical theater for all ages, educating the next generation of artists and physical theater professionals, and promoting this distinct form of theater nationally and internationally through community outreach and touring programs. Synetic’s unique performance style is simultaneously avant-garde and accessible, with a broad appeal to a wide, culturally diverse, and cross-generational audience.