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Hawke ("Before Midnight") stars in the title role opposite Duff as Lady Macbeth. Hawke previously collaborated with director O'Brien on the LCT productions of The Coast of Utopia and Henry IV at the Beaumont.
Hawke recently spoke about his attraction to the role. "A work like this is like Beethoven's Ninth," he said. "It's always the right time to play it." Read the full Playbill.com feature, Tomorrow and Tomorrow: Macbeth Becomes Actors' Go-To Shakespeare.
Completing the cast are Shirine Babb (Around the World in 80 Days) as Macbeth Attendant, John Patrick Doherty (The Coward) as Cathness, Austin Durant (War Horse) as Murderer/Siward, Francesca Faridany (Man and Boy) as Hecate, Stephanie Fieger (The Common Pursuit) as Harpier, Ben Horner (War Horse) as Murderer, Ruy Iskandar (Romeo and Juliet) as Donalbain, Aaron Krohn (The Coast of Utopia) as Ross, Jeremiah Maestas (Questa) as Seyton, Christopher McHale (Nikolai and the Others) as Old Man/Doctor, Sam Poon (Billy Elliot) as Macduff's Son, Triney Sandoval (A Free Man of Color) as Menteith, Nathan Stark (As You Like It) as Fleance, Patrick Vaill (When in Disgrace) as Graymalkin, Tyler Lansing Weaks (Sparrow Grass) as Young Siward and Derek Wilson (Agatha Christie) as Lennox.
Macbeth has set design by Scott Pask, costumes by Catherine Zuber, lighting by Japhy Weideman, original music and sound design by Mark Bennett, projections by Jeff Sugg and fight direction by Steve Rankin.