Macbeth will be canceled in the event of heavy rain all day. The show will go on in a light rain, if need be. If the forecast says that the rain will start in the evening, the show start time will be changed to 3 PM. This call will be made in the morning of the day in question. Please check this ‘News’ section for updates. The running time of the show is about 1.5 hours.
The Department of Theater at Swarthmore College presents William Shakespeare’s Macbeth on Friday through Sunday, May 1st to 3rd at 6pm in Crumhenge, in the Crum Woods off of Fieldhouse Lane. Join us for an invigorating exploration of Shakespeare’s staggering tragedy.
Uncontrollable passions and dangerous secrets are the life force behind this timeless story. Engage your sense of adventure and actively immerse yourself in the world of the play. Come prepared to feast, think, dance, delve, explore, and enjoy!? Featuring wildly re-imagined music by The Kinks played live by Swarthmore’s finest troubadours.
The production takes place in several locations around Crum Meadow. We highly recommend wearing long pants and sturdy shoes.
This production is the Honors directing thesis of Jacqueline Vitale ’09. Colin Aarons ’09 is featured in the title role. Designers include: Daniel Perelstein ’09 (sound), Carmella Ollero ’09 (choreography), Emma Ferguson ’10 (set), Allison McCarthy ’09 (costumes), and Logan Tiberi-Warner ’10 (body art). Guest artist Kate Watson-Wallace will provide space and movement dramaturgy.
The performances are free and open to the public without advance reservations. Each performance will be followed by a reception in Crumhenge with the cast and crew of the production. For further information, contact Liza Clark at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-328-8260. Rain date May 4. Please check the Theater department website for info about whether a show will be postponed due to weather.
The Swarthmore College Department of Theater presents Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, on Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18 at 8 pm and Sunday, April 19 at 2 pm in the Frear Ensemble Theater, Lang Performing Arts Center (LPAC). This production is the Honors Directing Thesis of Jackie Avitabile ’09 and the Honors Lighting Design Thesis of Cara Arcuni ’09. Six versatile actors bring this classic play to life in an exploration of fate, human desire, and the forces beyond our control in our ecstatic journey from dust to dust.
Romeo & Juliet features performances by Judy Browngoehl ’09, Tayarisha Poe ’12, Natan Vega Potler ’11, Miriam Rich ’11, Isa St. Clair ’11 and Andrew VanBuren ’10. Jackie Avitabile ’09 will direct and Jessie Bear ’09 will serve as dramaturg. Designers include: Brian Grace-Duff (sets); Cara Arcuni ’09 (lights); Nick Kourtides (sound); Jane Tseng BMC ’09 (costume); Sara Jane Daley ’10 (props); and Logan Tiberi-Warner ’11 (make-up). Alison Flamm ’09 is stage manager.
The performances are free and open to the public without advance reservations. Each performance will be followed by a reception in LPAC lower lobby with the cast and crew of the production. For further information, contact Liza Clark at email@example.com or call 610-328-8260.