'Macbeth' Starring Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga To Open On Broadway This Week
Photo Credit: Joan Marcus
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'Macbeth' Starring Daniel Craig and Ruth Negga To Open On Broadway This Week

Tony Award winner Sam Gold is bringing Shakespeare’s heart-racing drama Macbeth back to Broadway this week for a 15-week run.

As we've previously reported, the production will star Daniel Craig (No Time to DieA Steady Rain) as Macbeth and in her Broadway debut, Ruth Negga (PassingLoving) as Lady Macbeth.

According to the official description:

A tale of malice, matrimony and murder, MACBETH tells the story of one couple’s obsession with power—and their guilt after doing the unthinkable. For 15 weeks only, this thrilling new production will capture the passion and ferocity of Shakespeare’s most haunting text like never before.

The ensemble also includes:

Phillip James Brannon (Servant) as Ross, Grantham Coleman (The Great Society) as MacDuff, Asia Kate Dillon (Billions) as Malcolm, Tony nominee Maria Dizzia (In The Next Room) as Lady Macduff, Tony nominee Amber Gray (Hadestown) as Banquo, Emeka Guindo (Camelot) as Fleance, Paul Lazar (Silence of the Lambs) as Duncan, Bobbi MacKenzie (School of Rock) as Macduff’s Child, Michael Patrick Thornton (The Red Line) as Lennox, and Danny Wolohan (Orange Is The New Black) as Seyton.

Also featured are Che Ayende (King Lear), Eboni Flowers (Slave Play) and Peter Smith (Shrill). Serving as the standby for Daniel Craig will be Stevie Ray Dallimore (Henry IV).

The show will feature scenic design by Christine Jones, costume design by Suttirat Larlarb, lighting design by Jane Cox, sound design by Mikaal Sulaiman, original music by Gaelynn Lea, special effects design by Jeremy Chernick, make-up, hair, and wig design by Tommy Kurzman, violence direction by David Leong, movement by Sam Pinkleton and casting by David Caparelliotis.  Michael Sexton & Ayanna Thompson will serve as dramaturgy & text consultants and Dawn-Elin Fraser will serve as voice coach. Kevin Bertolacci will serve as production stage manager and 101 Productions, Ltd. serves as the general manager.

Macbeth is produced on Broadway by Barbara Broccoli, The Shubert Organization, Michael G. Wilson, and Frederick Zollo.Christian Anderson, Keith Anderson, Brian Carmody, Patrick Milling-Smith, No Guarantees, Annapurna Theatre, Berdel Productions, Robert Boyett, Caledonia Productions, Empire Street Productions, Jeffrey Finn, John Gore Organization, Brian A. Moreland, Mini Cooper, James L. Nederlander, RDR Productions, Daryl Roth and Orin Wolf co-produce and Patrick Daly serves as Executive Producer.

MACBETH opens April 28 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street) at 6:30 pm. Tickets for the strictly 15-week production are now on sale at www.Telecharge.com.

Check out photos from the production below:

Photo: Joan Marcus

Photo: Joan Marcus

Photo: Joan Marcus

Photo: Joan Marcus

Photo: Joan Marcus

Photo: Joan Marcus

Photo: Joan Marcus

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