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Fogler Theatre and Folger Consort produced ''Macbeth'' as adapted and amended by Sir William Davenant With music by John Eccles and others performed by Folger Consort, Directed by Robert Richmond. The production ran September 4th 2018 to September 23rd 2018.
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[[Folger Theatre]] and [[Folger Consort]] produced William Shakespeare's ''[[Macbeth (disambiguation)|Macbeth]],'' as adapted and amended by Sir William Davenant, with music by John Eccles and others, performed by Folger Consort, directed by Robert Richmond, from September 4th 2018 to September 23rd 2018.  
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[[File:Folger Theatre-Macbeth-Brittany Diliberto -335 1400pxw.jpg|thumb|1029x1029px|Ian Merrill Peakes as Macbeth. Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet. 
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'''Murder. Music. Madness.'''
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== Synopsis ==
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Murder. Music. Madness.
  
Rampant ambition and minds unhinged. Owls shrieking and prophesies foretold. Shakespeare’s Macbeth is seen anew, set in an historic London asylum for this groundbreaking production. Davenant’s Restoration-era adaptation blends period music performed by Folger Consort with the tragedy of ambition run amok.
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Rampant ambition and minds unhinged. Owls shrieking and prophesies foretold. Shakespeare’s ''Macbeth'' is seen anew, set in an historic London asylum for this groundbreaking production. Davenant’s Restoration-era adaptation blends period music performed by Folger Consort with the tragedy of ambition run amok.
  
 
==Production==
 
==Production==
  
 
===Cast===
 
===Cast===
* Louis Butelli*, Duncan
 
  
* John Floyd, Donalbain
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*Louis Butelli*, Duncan
  
* Chris Genebach*, Macduff
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*John Floyd, Donalbain
  
* Jeff Keogh*, Seyton
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*Chris Genebach*, Macduff
  
* Andhy Mendez*, Banquo
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*Jeff Keogh*, Seyton
  
* Rachael Montgomery, Witch
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*Andhy Mendez*, Banquo
  
* Emily Noel, Witch  
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*Rachael Montgomery, Witch
  
* Kate Eastwood Norris, Lady Macbeth
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*Emily Noel, Witch
  
* Ian Merrill Peakes*, Macbeth  
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*Kate Eastwood Norris, Lady Macbeth
  
* Karen Peakes*, Lady Macduff
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*Ian Merrill Peakes*, Macbeth
  
* Owen Peakes, Fleance
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*Karen Peakes*, Lady Macduff
  
* Rafael Sebastian*, Malcolm
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*Owen Peakes, Fleance
  
* Eathan Watermeier*, Witch
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*Rafael Sebastian*, Malcolm
  
* Jaysen Wright*, Lennox
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*Ethan Watermeier*, Witch
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*Jaysen Wright*, Lennox
  
 
===Musicians===
 
===Musicians===
* Risa Browder, Vilon
 
  
* Nina Falk, Viola  
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*Risa Browder, Violin
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*Nina Falk, Viola
  
* Dan Meyers, Multi-Instrumentalist  
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*Dan Meyers, Multi-Instrumentalist
  
* John Moran, Cello  
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*John Moran, Cello
  
* Leslie Nero, Violin  
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*Leslie Nero, Violin
  
* Webb Wiggins, Harpsichord  
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*Webb Wiggins, Harpsichord
  
 
===Understudies===
 
===Understudies===
  
* Kimberly Braun, Lady Macbeth & Lady Macduff
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*Kimberly Braun, Lady Macbeth & Lady Macduff
  
* Acacia Danialson, The Witches  
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*Acacia Danialson, The Witches
  
* John Floyd, Malcom & Fleance  
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*John Floyd, Malcom & Fleance
  
* Chris Genebach*, Macbeth  
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*Chris Genebach*, Macbeth
  
* Darrell JOhnston, Banquo, Duncan, & Seyton
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*Darrell JOhnston, Banquo, Duncan, & Seyton
  
* KP Powell, Macduff, Lennox, & Donalbain
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*KP Powell, Macduff, Lennox, & Donalbain
  
 
===Creative Team===
 
===Creative Team===
* Robert Richmond**, Director
 
  
* Robert Eisenstein, Music Director  
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*William Davenant, Adaptator/Amendor
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*Robert Richmond**, Director
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*Robert Eisenstein, Music Director
  
* Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design  
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*Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
  
* Mariah Anzaldo Hale***, Costume Design  
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*Mariah Anzaldo Hale***, Costume Design
  
* Andrew F. Griffin***, Lighting Design  
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*Andrew F. Griffin***, Lighting Design
  
* Matt Otto***, Sound Design  
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*Matt Otto***, Sound Design
  
* Cliff Williams**, Fight Choreographer  
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*Cliff Williams**, Fight Choreographer
  
* Minchele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg  
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*Minchele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  
* Teresa Wood, Folger Casting  
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*Teresa Wood, Folger Casting
  
* Becky Reed*, Production Stage Manager  
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*Becky Reed*, Production Stage Manager
  
* Jessica Short*, Assistant Stage Manager  
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*Jessica Short*, Assistant Stage Manager
  
 
===Production Team===
 
===Production Team===
* Katelyn Manfre & Lindsay Rae Taylor, Assistant Directors
 
  
* Christine Miller, Production Assistant  
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*Katelyn Manfre & Lindsay Rae Taylor, Assistant Directors
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*Christine Miller, Production Assistant
  
* Andhy Mendez, Fight Captian  
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*Andhy Mendez, Fight Captian
  
* Sarah Lind, Dramatrugical Intern  
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*Sarah Lind, Dramatrugical Intern
  
* Tony Koehler, Props Master  
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*Tony Koehler, Props Master
  
* Bella Faccia Inc., Set Construction  
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*Bella Faccia Inc., Set Construction
  
* Sydney Moore & Adalia Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designers  
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*Sydney Moore & Adalia Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designers
  
* Paul Huntley, Wig Design  
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*Paul Huntley, Wig Design
  
* Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head  
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*Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
  
* Ansaldo Costumes, Tessa Lew, Martina Liningston, & Kelly Renk-Clarkson, Costume Construction
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*Ansaldo Costumes, Tessa Lew, Martina Liningston, & Kelly Renk-Clarkson, Costume Construction
  
* Daphne Epps, Wig Maintenence
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*Daphne Epps, Wig Maintenence
 
   
 
   
* Alex Keen, Master Electrician  
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*Alex Keen, Master Electrician
  
* Kristen Roth, Assistant Master Electrician  
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*Kristen Roth, Assistant Master Electrician
  
* Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer  
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*Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
  
* Grafik, Graphic Design & Advertising Agency  
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*Grafik, Graphic Design & Advertising Agency
  
* Emily Tartanella, Marketing Design Consultant  
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*Emily Tartanella, Marketing Design Consultant
  
* Brittany Diliberto, Production Photography  
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*Brittany Diliberto, Production Photography
  
* WAPAVA, Archival Video  
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*WAPAVA, Archival Video
  
* Blue Land Media, APTV, & Mark Fastoso, Promotional and Production Video
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*Blue Land Media, APTV, & Mark Fastoso, Promotional and Production Video
 
   
 
   
* C2, Open Captioning  
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*C2, Open Captioning
  
 
===Folger Theatre===
 
===Folger Theatre===
* Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
 
  
* Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
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*Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
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*Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
  
* David Polk, General Manager
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*David Polk, General Manager
  
* Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
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*Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  
* Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
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*Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director
  
 
==Other Media==
 
==Other Media==
  
<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/embed/CA7Q3PE-fWw
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<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/embed/CA7Q3PE-fWw</html5media>
</html5media>
 
  
 
Cast Talks Macbeth
 
Cast Talks Macbeth
 
  
 
<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/embed/MdTi6U5GAGw</html5media>
 
<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/embed/MdTi6U5GAGw</html5media>
  
Preview: Capturing Macbeth  
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Preview: Capturing Macbeth
 
 
  
 
<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y4GJ18gQmDI</html5media>
 
<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/embed/Y4GJ18gQmDI</html5media>
  
 
Special Feature: Mr. & Mrs. Macbeth
 
Special Feature: Mr. & Mrs. Macbeth
 
  
 
<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/embed/XuJbeCJWrkk</html5media>
 
<html5media height="180" width="320">https://www.youtube.com/embed/XuJbeCJWrkk</html5media>
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Special Feature: Acting Macbeth
 
Special Feature: Acting Macbeth
  
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==Reviews==
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*[https://dcmetrotheaterarts.com/2018/09/12/review-macbeth-at-the-folger-shakespeare-theatre/ Review: ‘Macbeth’ at the Folger Shakespeare Theatre]
  
==Reviews==
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*[https://dctheatrescene.com/2018/09/12/review-folgers-alt-macbeth-a-strange-perfection/ Review: Folger’s alt-Macbeth, a “strange perfection”]
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*[https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/theater_dance/two-critics-debate-a-rare-rehashing-of-a-revised-macbeth-singing-witches-and-all/2018/09/12/da50bfdc-b69c-11e8-b79f-f6e31e555258_story.html Two critics debate a rare rehashing of a revised 'Macbeth ...]
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*[https://dcist.com/story/18/09/12/macbeth-restoration-folger-theatre-review/ 'Macbeth' Like The One Playing At Folger Theatre - DCist]
  
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*[https://brightestyoungthings.com/articles/play-review-macbeth-folger-theatre Play Review: Macbeth @ Folger Theatre ⋆ BYT]
  
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*[https://thezebra.org/2018/09/14/folger-theatres-new-production-is-definitely-not-your-fathers-macbeth/ Folger Theatre’s New Production is Definitely Not Your Father’s “Macbeth”]
  
 
==Images==
 
==Images==
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<gallery>
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File:Folger Theatre-Macbeth-Brittany Diliberto -494 - resized.jpg|Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet Chris Genebach as Macduff and Ian Merrill Peakes as Macbeth.
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File:Folger Theatre-Macbeth-Brittany Diliberto -417 - resized.jpg|Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet Kate Eastwood Norris as Lady Macbeth.
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File:Folger Theatre-Macbeth-Brittany Diliberto -242 - resized.jpg|Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet Owen Peakes as Fleance.
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File:Folger Theatre-Macbeth-Brittany Diliberto -192 - resized.jpg|Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet Clockwise from left: Rachel Montgomery, Ethan Watermeier, Emily Noël, and Louis Butelli.
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File:Folger Theatre-Macbeth-Brittany Diliberto -159 - resized.jpg|Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet From Left: Chris Genebach, Rachael Montgomery, Karen Peakes, Ian Merrill Peakes, and Emily Noël.
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File:Folger Theatre-Macbeth-Brittany Diliberto -097 - resized.jpg|Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet Ian Merrill Peakes as Macbeth.
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File:Folger Theatre-Macbeth-Brittany Diliberto -057 - resized.jpg|Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet Andhy Mendez as Banquo, Ian Merrill Peakes as Macbeth, and Chris Genebach as Macduff.
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File:Folger Theatre-Macbeth-Brittany Diliberto -011 - resized.jpg|Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet Scenic design for Macbeth by Tony Cisek.
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</gallery>

Latest revision as of 11:05, 4 February 2021

Folger Theatre and Folger Consort produced William Shakespeare's Macbeth, as adapted and amended by Sir William Davenant, with music by John Eccles and others, performed by Folger Consort, directed by Robert Richmond, from September 4th 2018 to September 23rd 2018.

Ian Merrill Peakes as Macbeth. Photo by Brittany Diliberto, Bee Two Sweet. 

Synopsis

Murder. Music. Madness.

Rampant ambition and minds unhinged. Owls shrieking and prophesies foretold. Shakespeare’s Macbeth is seen anew, set in an historic London asylum for this groundbreaking production. Davenant’s Restoration-era adaptation blends period music performed by Folger Consort with the tragedy of ambition run amok.

Production

Cast

  • Louis Butelli*, Duncan
  • John Floyd, Donalbain
  • Chris Genebach*, Macduff
  • Jeff Keogh*, Seyton
  • Andhy Mendez*, Banquo
  • Rachael Montgomery, Witch
  • Emily Noel, Witch
  • Kate Eastwood Norris, Lady Macbeth
  • Ian Merrill Peakes*, Macbeth
  • Karen Peakes*, Lady Macduff
  • Owen Peakes, Fleance
  • Rafael Sebastian*, Malcolm
  • Ethan Watermeier*, Witch
  • Jaysen Wright*, Lennox

Musicians

  • Risa Browder, Violin
  • Nina Falk, Viola
  • Dan Meyers, Multi-Instrumentalist
  • John Moran, Cello
  • Leslie Nero, Violin
  • Webb Wiggins, Harpsichord

Understudies

  • Kimberly Braun, Lady Macbeth & Lady Macduff
  • Acacia Danialson, The Witches
  • John Floyd, Malcom & Fleance
  • Chris Genebach*, Macbeth
  • Darrell JOhnston, Banquo, Duncan, & Seyton
  • KP Powell, Macduff, Lennox, & Donalbain

Creative Team

  • William Davenant, Adaptator/Amendor
  • Robert Richmond**, Director
  • Robert Eisenstein, Music Director
  • Tony Cisek***, Scenic Design
  • Mariah Anzaldo Hale***, Costume Design
  • Andrew F. Griffin***, Lighting Design
  • Matt Otto***, Sound Design
  • Cliff Williams**, Fight Choreographer
  • Minchele Osherow, Resident Dramaturg
  • Teresa Wood, Folger Casting
  • Becky Reed*, Production Stage Manager
  • Jessica Short*, Assistant Stage Manager

Production Team

  • Katelyn Manfre & Lindsay Rae Taylor, Assistant Directors
  • Christine Miller, Production Assistant
  • Andhy Mendez, Fight Captian
  • Sarah Lind, Dramatrugical Intern
  • Tony Koehler, Props Master
  • Bella Faccia Inc., Set Construction
  • Sydney Moore & Adalia Tonneyck, Assistant Costume Designers
  • Paul Huntley, Wig Design
  • Cidney Forkpah, Wardrobe Head
  • Ansaldo Costumes, Tessa Lew, Martina Liningston, & Kelly Renk-Clarkson, Costume Construction
  • Daphne Epps, Wig Maintenence
  • Alex Keen, Master Electrician
  • Kristen Roth, Assistant Master Electrician
  • Brandon Roe, Sound Engineer
  • Grafik, Graphic Design & Advertising Agency
  • Emily Tartanella, Marketing Design Consultant
  • Brittany Diliberto, Production Photography
  • WAPAVA, Archival Video
  • Blue Land Media, APTV, & Mark Fastoso, Promotional and Production Video
  • C2, Open Captioning

Folger Theatre

  • Janet Alexander Griffin, Artistic Producer
  • Beth Emelson, Associate Artistic Producer
  • David Polk, General Manager
  • Charles Flye, Theatre Production Manager
  • Rebekah Sheffer, Assistant Technical Director

Other Media

Cast Talks Macbeth

Preview: Capturing Macbeth

Special Feature: Mr. & Mrs. Macbeth

Special Feature: Acting Macbeth

Reviews

Images