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Stone Soup Shakespeare Presents 'Macbeth'

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Macbeth

Directed by Emily Green

FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Double double toil and trouble!

It's time to once again explore our favorite dysfunctional Scottish family and this time we're flipping the tables. Directed by Emily Green, this reading takes us to an alternate world, a matriarchal society, a land where Macbeth is female.

Join us and lots of familiar Stone Soup faces for a night of witches, ghosts and all-powerful women for our FREE staged reading of Macbeth.

There will be prizes, there will be curses and of course kibbitznest will be there to serve you whatever potions (alcoholic or not) you might need.


Stone Soup Shakespeare brings professional Shakespeare productions and other theatrical experiences to communities for FREE. Our aim is first to approach Shakespeare’s
writings as if they were new scripts, looking at them with fresh eyes and how they impact today’s audience. 

Our next focus is to bring these works to both under and over served audiences as a cultural offering and a way to inspire community togetherness. As we work towards these ends we also strive to educate young and old on Shakespeare, our performance practices and storytelling. We feel theater is a way to bring stories to life and showcase the breadth of the human experience in diverse and dynamic ways and we want to invite as many people to partake in these stories as we can by bringing them to “your backyard.”

Stone Soup Shakespeare presents the plays of Shakespeare as if they are brand new stories because to many people they are. We hope that our audiences' first experience with Shakespeare will be lively and entertaining. For those already acquainted with Shakespeare, we hope they can come and see
these plays as new stories told again for the first time.

Our performances are free to the public to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to experience these plays as they come to life.
Shakespeare's plays were meant to be seen and heard— not read in a classroom. We strive to mimic the energy and inventiveness of the troupes of players popular in Shakespeare's day making them accessible to a modern audience.