The premiere of a hip-hop inspired version of the Shakespearean classic. Watch the archetypal anti-hero descend into acts of deception and violence as he plunders his way to power…Underworld criminality of the highest order is rolled out to a rhythmic score, as a backdrop of civil war is punctuated by knife-crime of epic proportions. The lyricism is intense, the action unnerving, as a grip on power becomes a mental seizure and a shadow state collapses under it’s own cynical psychosis. All’s ill that ends ill.
MacBeef is an independent amateur production, the result of three years’ devising by the Director, Muhammad Ameen. With an eclectic crew of performers, poets and musicians, this radical revamp of a well-worn classic pumps new life into the tale of a lunatic’s grab for power in a time of terror.
Given the dark nature of the play, it is deemed unsuitable for anyone under 15 years old.
MacBeef: HIP-HOP-ERA is on Wednesday 3 January & Thursday 4 January please select which date you would like to book from the drop down menu below