Don't Say Macbeth
Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7 at 11:00 a.m.
A wild and wacky way to enjoy both the story and the curse of the "Scottish tragedy," performed by The CENTERS's Kids on Stage Performance Group!
11 a.m. Saturday and Sunday
A poor student is struggling to read Shakespeare's great tragedy, "Macbeth," while in a coffee shop next door to a theater. The student gets a study boost from waitress, who was an English major, and four customers, who are actors, as they act out the Scottish tragedy in fast-paced farce. Soon, a pompous actor who has just finished a Shakespeare matinee next door, enters and tells of the "Scottish curse," and all of the unfortunate events that surround the play's past productions.
All seats $8.00, no processing fee.
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Performed by Kids on Stage, The CENTER's afterschool theater workshop, directed by Lisa Lynds.At the end of the 1940s an old theatre building is about to be torn down. As the theatre's acting troupe is packing up the props, costumes and set pieces, an old magician's trunk is wheeled onstage. Suddenly, members of the company are turning up dead. Margaret, the director's assistant, is the only witness to these crimes, seeing with her own eyes how Eve was strangled, Madigan bludgeoned, and Stan shot. Yet no one will believe her, especially when there is no trace of any of the bodies!
Education programs are made possible with support from The Ann and Abe Effron Fund of the Community Foundations; the County of Dutchess and administered by Arts Mid-Hudson; and Stewart's Shops.