NEWS: Mark Bruce Company to Tour UK with Production of Macbeth

The award winning company will tour their new production of the  new dance/theatre re-imagining of Shakespeare’s play in 2018. 


Goaded by the whispers of demons, the Macbeths (Jonathan Goddard, Eleanor Duval) unleash murder for their own gains and set in motion their path to madness and self-destruction, unravelling events in a nightmare they cannot control.

Featuring direction and choreography by Mark Bruce, a cast of nine will present Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, drawing upon drama, dance and film.

The production will be performed by Eleanor Duval, Jonathan Goddard, Jordi Calpe-Serrats, Christopher Thomas, Daisy West, Dominic Rocca, Hannah McGlashon, Steven Berkeley-White and Carina Howard. 

Meanwhile, the creative team includes: set designs by Philip Eddolls, lighting design by Guy Hoare and costume design by Dorothée Brodrück.

Talking about the production Mark Bruce said: “Macbeth hits you fast, cuts through to the bone, and for me it is the least ambiguous of Shakespeare’s plays. Its darkness opens our nightmares; we recognise fundamental traits inside ourselves and the consequences of acting upon them. The vicious pursuit of power to fill a void will always be relevant – the Macbeths are everywhere in every age, because they are a part of us.”

The tour dates for the production are as follows:

January 25th-27th                              Frome, Merlin Theatre          
January 31st-February 1st               Winchester, Theatre Royal 

February 8th, 9th                               Birmingham, DanceXchange 

February 23rd to March 17th         London, Wilton’s Music Hall

March 23rd- 24th                                Ipswich, Dance East               
April 17th- 18th                                   Blackpool, The Grand            

May 1st, 2nd                                       Exeter, Northcott Theatre   

May 10th-12th                                    Salisbury Playhouse                 

May 17th- 18th                                    Milton Keynes, Stantonbury Theatre 

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