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The Tragedy of MACBETH


By William Shakespeare

February 19 - 21 and 26 – 28 // 7:30pm

PHOTOS

The U of M Department of Theatre & Dance continues its 2014-2015 season with the timeless Shakespearean tragedy, Macbeth. Directed by third-year MFA candidate Jung Han Kim (Polaroid Stories), this production aims to shift and broaden the expectations of what Shakespeare's classic can be. Kim utilizes his own unique directorial style, while still honoring the language and story that audiences have come to love. With a cast of twenty-six, Kim is able to use movement and vocal soundscape to transform the story's classic moments into experimental images that reinforce the themes. Jon Castro, who is portraying the role of Macbeth, remarks, "The vision is so clear that I am never lost. It's not done traditionally. It's edgy, yet realistic." And the play's director states, "We are experimenting with different things. The actors are willing to try anything and that is the fire on the stage."

Director: JUNG HAN KIM
Scenic Designer: BRIAN RUGGABER
Costume Designer: ASHLEY ROGERS
Sound Designer: MATT CANTELON
Light Designer: JAMES VITALE
Technical Director: MICHAEL O'NELE
Stage Manager: TRAVIS BLACKWELL

CAST
Macbeth: JON CASTRO
Lady Macbeth: SARAH SOLAREZ
MacDuff:ZACHARY EL-OQLAH
Banquo: BRADLEY KAREL
Malcolm: HUNTER REID
Hecate, Servant: DAVID COUTER
Ross, Servant: JOSH TUCKER
Duncan, Porter: DRAKE BAILEY
Lennox: IAN GOODWIN
Lady MacDuff, Witch: KAITLYN MAURER
Donalbain, Doctor: JUSTIN BURGESS
Porter: MARLON FINNIE
Angus: JAMES KEVIN COCHRAN
Witch, Servant, Second Murderer: COLTEN BAKER
Witch, Servant, Gentlewoman: MEGAN GARDNER
Witch, Servant: FRANK HOLIDAY
Witch, Fleance, Young Siward: CALEB LEACH
Witch, Servant: FAITH LEWIS
Witch, Servant: JOSEPH MCGUIRE
Witch, Servant, First Murderer: LANDON MELDRUM
Witch, Servant, Third Murderer: TRISTAN PARKS
Witch, Seyton: LANDON RICKER
Witch, Servant, Siward: CODY RUTLEDGE
Witch, Servant: AUDREY SMITH
Witch, Son, Servant: JOSHUA VEGA
Witch, Servant, Old Man: TYLER VERNON