Full Cast Announced for New West End Production of Macbeth, Inaugurating Trafalgar Transformed Season
By Mark Shenton
The full cast has been announced for Jamie Lloyd's new West End production of Macbeth, which will inaugurate the Trafalgar Transformed season of work by the director in the reconfigured Trafalgar Studios, beginning performances Feb. 9 prior to an official opening Feb. 22, for a run through April 27.
The previously announced James McAvoy in the title role will be joined by Claire Foy ("White Heat," "Little Dorrit," "The Promise") as Lady Macbeth with Jamie Ballard (Macduff), Graeme Dalling (Donalbain), Lisa Gardner (Witch), Kevin Guthrie (Lennox), Richard Hansell (Ross), Forbes Masson (Banquo), Allison McKenzie (Witch), Olivia Morgan (Witch), Catherine Murray (Caithness), Callum O'Neill (Angus), Mark Quartley (Malcolm) and Hugh Ross (Duncan/Doctor).
According to press materials, the production will see Shakespeare's darkest tale play out in a dystopian Scotland brutalized by war. Under a toxic fog, Macbeth begins his tormented struggle for power fuelled by ambition and paranoia.
The season is designed by Soutra Gilmour. Jamie Lloyd Productions is a partnership with Jamie Lloyd and Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG).
To book tickets, contact the box office on 0844 871 7632, or visit www.macbethwestend.com for more details.
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