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Staged Reading - The Spottish Clay: Macbeth Is Dressed to Kill

Based on Shakespeare's Macbeth

Staged Reading

Adapted and Directed by Matthew Surrence

Tuesday - October 30, 2012 at  8 p.m.

 

ONE NIGHT ONLY - $5 - $10 sliding scale

Adapted and Directed by Matthew Surrence, "The Spottish Clay" is a version of Macbeth where Macbeth and Lady Macbeth are played by the same person? Intrigued? Come see "The Spottish Clay" in a one-night-only staged reading Tuesday, October 30th, 8 p.m. at Live Oak Theatre. $5-$10 sliding scale. A Once-In-A-Lifetime experience!

             2012 Fall Staged Reading Series

  THE SPOTTISH CLAY: MACBETH IS DRESSED TO KILL

A conceptual version of William Shakespeare’s Macbeth

Adapted and Directed by Matthew Surrence

Music by John Palme

Dramaturgy and Lights by Carolyn Day

Graphic by Jamie Wei

ONE NIGHT ONLY - 8 p.m. Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Cast:

        Cameron Aiello Dodd ............................................................ Malcolm

        Al Badger ............................................................................. Duncan

        Steve Beecroft ...................................................................... Macduff

        Paul Jennings ....................................................................... Ross

        Mia Lee ........................... Witch #1, Murderer #1, Son of the Macduffs

        Aaron Lindstrom ................................................................... Banquo

        Shifra Pride Raffel ......................................... Macbeth, Lady Macbeth

        Jill Schmitz .... Witch #3, Murderer #3, Ghost Conjurer, Lady Macduff

        Caroline Schneider ....................................... Seyton, Porter, Hecate

        Lisa Wang ...................................... Witch #2, Murderer #2, Donalbain

 

Matthew Surrence (adapter and director) has appeared at Actors Ensemble in Sam Shepard’s Curse of the Starving Class, George Bernard Shaw’s Heartbreak House, and Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia, and he has directed staged readings of Stoppard’s The Real Thing, Francis Beaumont’s The Night of the Burning Pestle, and Michael Frayn’s Benefactors. His plays include The Agony of the Leaves, a romantic comedy set in Berkeley, and '06: A Not Entirely Untrue Tale of San Francisco, a vaudeville melodrama about the 1906 earthquake and fire. He studied acting in Los Angeles with Allan Miller. His mentor and American Studies thesis advisor at San Francisco State University is Humanities Chairman Emeritus Rodger C. Birt.

Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Seats are first-come / first-served.

Tuesday - October 30, 2012, 8 p.m.

Tags: Staged Readings

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Actors Ensemble of Berkeley is delighted to acknowledge the Berkeley Civic Arts Program and Civic Arts Commission's support in the form of a grant of $8,000.00 awarded in 2017. Also, a thank you to Theatre Bay Area for a grant of $2,500.00.

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