Macbeth in Central Park Delays First Performance to June 14

News   Macbeth in Central Park Delays First Performance to June 14 The Central Park production of Macbeth, starring Liev Schreiber and Jennifer Ehle, has delayed its first preview by one day to June 14.

"The rains of the last few weeks have slowed down the preparation of scenery and production elements and in the past week have kept the cast from necessary rehearsals," reads a statement from the Public Theater."

Joining Schreiber (Macbeth) and Ehle (Lady Macbeth) are Joan MacIntosh, Ching Valdes-Aran, and Lynn Cohen as the Weird Sisters; Herb Foster as Duncan; Jacob Fishel as Malcolm; Pedro Pascal as Bloody Sergant/Murderer 2; Mark L. Montgomery as Lennox; Philip Goodwin as Ross; Teagle F. Bouegere as Banquo; Andrew McGinn as Angus/Murderer 1; Sterling K. Brown as Macduff; Sanjit De Silva as Donalbain; Graeme Malcolm as Seyton; Florencia Lozano as Lady Macduff; Tolan Aman as Boy; and Seth Duerr, Amefika El-Amin, Stephanie Fieger, Hollie Hunt, Michael Markham, Lucas Near-Verbrugghe, and Clancy O'Connor in the ensemble.

Moises Kaufman will direct. Dates are June 14-July 7.

Kaufman directed the Broadway production of I Am My Own Wife, as well as the Off-Broadway shows Gross Indecency and The Laramie Project for his own Tectonic Theater Project company.

As previously announced, the second Central Park offering in 2006 will be Mother Courage with Meryl Streep. Dates are Aug. 8-Sept. 3. George C. Wolfe directs.

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