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Donmar Warehouse declares war on Shakespeare

13 January 2024

9:00 AM

13 January 2024

9:00 AM


Donmar Warehouse, until 10 February

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Hampstead Theatre, until 27 January

Many of today’s theatre directors seem to believe that Shakespeare’s work was a huge mistake which they have a duty to correct. According to Max Webster, the director of Macbeth at the Donmar, Shakespeare’s error was to write scripts for the stage which would work better as radio plays.

His amended version is set in a fake recording studio where every seat is equipped with a set of headphones.

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