• Macbeth

    Amid intense civil strife and a decaying social fabric — an insurrection takes hold. In Shakespeare’s classic tragedy, an unexpected prophecy sends Macbeth (Faran Tahir) on a fervent and murderous quest to become the new King of Scotland. A timeless story of ambition versus loyalty and a mainstay of Shakespeare’s canon, our production of Macbeth will be directed by Commonwealth Shakespeare Company’s visionary Founding Artistic Director, Steven Maler, and performed for FREE in the heart of Boston at the Parkman Bandstand on Boston Common.

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PlayOn@CSC comprises two series of programs that feature actor performances, live conversations, film screenings, and much more, giving you a unique behind-the-scenes look at how productions are put together, how actors bring their characters to life, and how filmmakers have used Shakespeare’s stories as a springboard to realize their own visions. We hope you’ll join us!

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