The Broadway revival of Macbeth, starring Daniel Craig in the title role opposite Ruth Negga as the relentless Lady Macbeth, officially opened April 28 at the Longacre. The production, which began previews March 29, canceled some preview performances due to positive COVID cases within the company.
Watch the video above for a look inside opening night.
Sam Gold directs a cast that also features Phillip James Brannon, Grantham Coleman, Asia Kate Dillon, Maria Dizzia, Amber Gray, Emeka Guindo, Paul Lazar, Bobbi MacKenzie, Michael Patrick Thornton, and Danny Wolohan. Che Ayende, Eboni Flowers, and Peter Smith complete the ensemble, and Stevie Ray Dallimore is the standby for Macbeth. Making their Broadway debuts are Negga, Dillon, Guindo, Lazar, Smith, and Thornton.
Joining Gold on the creative team are scenic designer Christine Jones, costume designer Suttirat Larlarb, lighting designer Jane Cox, sound designer Mikaal Sulaiman, composer Gaelynn Lea, special effects designer Jeremy Chernick, make-up, hair, and wig designer Tommy Kurzman, and violence director David S. Leong.
Michael Sexton and Ayanna Thompson serve as dramaturgs and text consultants, while Dawn-Elin Fraser serves as voice coach. Movement is by Sam Pinkleton, and Kevin Bertolacci is production stage manager. 101 Productions, Ltd. is the general manager, and casting is by David Caparelliotis.