Dunsinane | Chicago Shakespeare Theater | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader
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When: Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through March 22 2015
Price: $58-$88
Shakespeare's Macbeth was the ultimate doomed weaver—relentlessly twisting reality's threads until he found himself snug in a shroud. His final undoing came when the English, disguised as a forest, overtook his castle at Dunsinane, toppling the corrupt king and mounting his head on a stick. Scottish playwright David Greig's 2010 drama picks up in the final moments of that battle. Disgusted at their own brutality, the English "liberators" spend the better part of the play hunting for absolution and an elusive peace. Macbeth may be dead, but a new soldier of denial steps forth to replace him—the English commander Siward (Darrell D'Silva), who's lost his son and is well on the way to losing himself. Continue reading >>



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