Wednesday, April 11, 2012

BALTIMORE SHAKESPEARE FACTORY PLAYERS OPEN THE CURSED SCOTTISH PLAY (SHHH!) “MACBETH”

BSF Groupon 2MACBETH
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Tom Delise

WHEN: April 12-28; Friday and Saturday at 7:30 PM; Saturday and Sunday (April 22) at 2 PM; *PreShow Activities begin 30 minutes prior to Curtain 
WHERE:The Great Hall Theatre, St. Mary’s Outreach Center, 900 Roland Ave., Baltimore
TICKETS:
 $20 for adults, $15 for Students/Seniors, Grades 5 and under free
$5 Discount on PRE-PURCHASED tickets. Visit theshakespearefactory.com for details!

This is a TRAGEDY, a bloody one, parents are advised to consider the age and temperament of children attending.

The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory  is thrilled to be bringing the Bard back to Baltimore with an engaging production of his popular tragedy Macbeth.  From April 12 to 28 they  will perform at The Great Hall Theatre at St. Mary’s Outreach Center AND offer tour stops in Carroll and Prince George’s County. 

Through The Factory's use of Shakespearean Staging Conditions the audience will enter the world of the play as not just observers, but participants! Baltimore Shakespeare Factory’s focus on Shakespeare’s language ensures that all audience members will understand the twists and turns of this supernatural thriller and find some unexpected moments of humor!

Performances at The Great Hall will also feature their “Adoptable Pets Onstage” program (in conjunction with the Baltimore County Humane Society.)  Each night will showcase some terrific animals “waiting in the wings” for a forever home at the Humane Society Shelter. Join Ensemble members 30 minutes prior to Curtain for Preshow entertainment and Interaction! Baltimore performances will feature tastings of Boordy wines and Flying Dog Brewery beers.

Ensemble Members include:  (Company Members)- Kerry Brady, Kelly Dowling, Barbara Madison Hauck, Rick Lyon-Vaiden, Jenn Mikulski, Ian Blackwell Rogers, Joey Sauthoff, Jim Stimson, Kristina Szilagyi, Frank Vince AND Katheryn Zoerb.  

Visit The Baltimore Shakespeare Factory online for a complete list of venues and additional information.

The Shakespeare Factory is a member fund of The Community Foundation of Carroll County, and a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization.  The Factory is dedicated to bringing Shakespeare to life for audiences of all ages and backgrounds, and has the following major objectives:

  • Create performances that inspire audiences to the wonder of Shakespeare’s language
  • Use Shakespeare’s work to educate and entertain people of all ages in the communities we serve
  • Present  performances that use the staging conditions of Shakespeare’s time to illuminate the plays in new ways for a modern audience.