‘Macbeth’ in Limavady

Something wicked this way comes to the Roe Valley Arts and Cultural Centre this Saturday night when the highly acclaimed Icarus Theatre Collective presents a bold and exciting new production of Shakespeare’s most bloody and fear-filled tragedy ‘Macbeth’.

Victorious on the battlefield, Macbeth’s nobility and bravery are rewarded by an indebted king. But with each enemy slaughtered to serve Macbeth’s own vaulting ambition, his lust for power takes adeadly turn until he ferociously usurps the kingdom. His reign, baptised in blood, spirals out of control and Macbeth’s deeds come back to tear him down.

The vicious, barbaric undercurrent in Shakespeare’s epic tragedy erupts in this kinetic, blood-thirsty production that goes straight for the jugular. Blending the original verse with original music and evocative gothic design, this slick new version is perfect for audiences new to Macbeth andthose already acquainted with this tragedy. Icarus Theatre Collective is lauded as one of the most fearless and dynamic theatre companies in the UK, their reputation for punchy and vibrant productions of contemporary and classic theatre continues to grow, so this is a production not to be missed. The play begins at 7.30pm on Saturdayand tickets cost £10 full/£8 concession. Box Office 028777 60650, information@rvacc.co.uk www.roevalleyarts.com