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Bella Ventresca
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43 ratings
4.1 average rating
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5 reviews
16 stars
attended Jan 14 2009

I'm familiar with Macbeth from previous performances, and of course from reading the play itself. The lead characters' passion and eventual moral corruption and downfall leave a trail of blood and horror by the time the curtain falls, so...continued

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1 review
0 stars
attended Jan 30 2009

My wife and I walked out at intermission and would have left earlier. We did not want to disturb the show, so we waited. If you can avoid this show, then do so. I've seen Macbeth in a number of other venues and was disappointed at the acting, the...continued

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attended Feb 03 2009

this production of macbeth was confounding on a couple levels: the costuming & set were updated to reflect a modern/military setting, but i'm not sure to what effect. the use of "technology" was similiarly baffling - and i use that word in quotes...continued

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Description

After his award-winning 2006 CST debut as Hamlet, acclaimed Canadian classical actor Ben Carlson returns to CST’s stage as Macbeth, joined by celebrated Chicago actress Karen Aldridge as Lady Macbeth. This powerful pair leads a cast of 30 in Artistic Director Barbara Gaines’ long-awaited first production of Macbeth, Shakespeare’s richly poetic drama of a marriage besieged by a relentless desire for power.

About the Ticket Supplier: Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Chicago Shakespeare Theater offers a broad spectrum of theatrical experiences year-round, engaging and entertaining audiences from all walks of life and from around the world. The plays of William Shakespeare form the core of the company's work, complemented by other dramatic works -- from traditional classical theater to new classics that resonate with Shakespeare's timeless insights into the human condition. CST's World's Stage Series brings international theatrical productions to Chicago, presenting new cultural expressions and experiences. For family audiences, CST Family presents abridged Shakespeare productions and classic musicals for all ages.