Macbeth – Partners of Greatness
by William Shakespeare
Directed by Mark Leipacher
“My dearest partner of greatness…”
A childless couple.
An ambitious partnership.
The things they can achieve together.
Prophecy + opportunity = murder.
The Faction’s bold and dynamic visual inventiveness and intelligent approach to text combine to create a dazzling distillation of Shakespeare’s fast-paced tragedy.
Created for two performers, Macbeth / Partners of Greatness tells the entirety of Shakespeare’s story through the Macbeths themselves. From the excitement of a soldier being told he will be king, to the inevitable bloody conclusion, the audience experience the joy and terror of Lord and Lady Macbeth’s private moments.
This is a raw, intimate, and passionate portrayal of their famous partnership.
The Faction is a multi-award-winning and critically acclaimed international theatre ensemble with a reputation for boldness, innovation and inventive ensemble physicality and a repertoire of reimagining Shakespeare’s work.
Macbeth: Partners of Greatness contains themes of suicide, child mortality, war and violence.