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Macbeth in the Park – A Company of Fools (Opening Night)

Join A Company of Fools for their summer production of Macbeth, presented at a park near you! Experience Shakespeare’s classic tale of ambition and betrayal with a unique twist – an all-female/non-binary cast of witches.

This series of Macbeth in the Park runs from Monday, July 8 to Saturday, August 24. For more details, visit: https://fools.ca/macbeth/

About the Show:
Macbeth, a Scottish thane with big dreams, receives a prophecy from mysterious witches that he’s destined to be king. Driven by ambition and spurred on by his wife, Lady Macbeth, he plunges into a web of deceit, murder, and madness. This 90-minute performance combines Shakespeare’s original text with physical theatre techniques like slap-stick, mask, and puppetry, creating a dynamic and engaging show for all ages.

Special Partnership:
During the Macbeth in the Park series, the Ottawa Food Bank is partnering with Only and A Company of Fools to collect monetary and period product donations on the following Thursdays:

  • Monday, July 8: Opening Night at Strathcona Park
  • Thursday, July 11: Trend-Arlington Park
  • Thursday, July 18: Lansdowne Park
  • Thursday, July 25: Greenboro Park
  • Thursday, August 1s: Longleaf Park
  • Thursday, August 8: Tanglewood Park
  • Thursday, August 15: Fisher Park
  • Thursday, August 22: The Diefenbunker

Bring your donations of monetary contributions and period products to any performance – your generosity is greatly appreciated!

About A Company of Fools:

Renowned for their Torchlight Shakespeare in the Park series, A Company of Fools tours entertaining 90-minute versions of Shakespeare’s works to over 35 community parks each summer. Their mission is to make theatre accessible to everyone, offering family-friendly performances on a pass-the-hat donation basis.

Additional Information:
All performances are family-friendly and accessible to everyone. Check your local park schedule for specific performance dates and times.

For more details, visit: https://fools.ca/macbeth/

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