The Thane of Cawdor Sleeps No More

For all you Shakespeare fans….
This is worth your time investment.

Exile on Pain Street

He sleeps no more because his decapitated head was stuffed into a burlap sack and tossed into the middle of the stage.

I used to write about plays all the time but those posts laid there unread and unloved, so I stopped. Theater can make for a dull evening out and an even duller blog post. Just look at the plummeting ratings for the Tony awards every year. But I was telling a Texan about a highly unusual production of Macbeth I saw and he requested a post. So here it be.


Kenneth Branagh shipped his high-octane production of Macbeth across the pond from its sold-out run in Manchester. It’s not your typical trod across the boards. Rather, it’s a piece of performance art wrapped in violence and Shakespearean dialogue. Playing the role of the Castle Cawdor is the drill hall of the Park Avenue Armory, a castle-like structure on Park…

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15 thoughts on “The Thane of Cawdor Sleeps No More

  1. So nice!!! I’d love to experience that! My SO took me to see Teatro Zinzanni and the 75th anniversary of Led Mix and I thought those were grand, but this one must be remarkable to attend!!! Thanks for sharing. Nice piece of work from the author.

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