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Live. Virtual. Immersive. On Zoom. 

Part of the Belfast International Arts Festival 

Tradition requires that a ‘ghost-light’ be left on while the theatre is dark, to ward off restless ghosts and protect its magic from harm.

The lights are off, but the magic is not gone.

A closed theatre is a perfect playground for mischievous spirits intent on wreaking havoc. Three witches usher, stage manage and execute the tragedy of Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, two innocents trapped in a Truman-esque reality which is both virtual and brutal.

This is an imaginative reboot of Shakespeare's timeless, blood-soaked tale of murder, lust and power in a world where reality and illusion are hard to tell apart; a hinterland of hype where fate is twisted, control is remote, and comfort is in entirely another zone.

A true theatrical experience performed live on Zoom - with the audience privy to every dilemma and dark corner of this classic text, left to their own devices, silent witnesses, invited guests….

Fully immersive, and loaded with technology, this show has great appeal for a wide audience (recommended for ages 14+) and is specifically designed for this socially distanced world.

As this is a live, interactive experience, performed on Zoom, we recommend viewing it on a laptop/computer/tablet with no more than four people per screen. It is £20 per screen.

Schools performances are available on Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 October. Enquiries and bookings can be made directly with Big Telly Theatre Company. Contact linda@big-telly.com.

Part of IN-visible ID-entities 2, an on-going BIAF initiative encouraging cultural collaboration across the island and supported by the Government of Ireland’s Department of Foreign Affairs.

You will be emailed further information upon booking and a link to access the Zoom video call on the day of the performance (30 mins before the show start time).

Please download Zoom in advance: zoom.us

Tickets are available from 2pm on Thursday 27 August.

Tickets & Pricing
  • Price per screen £20
Wed, 14 Oct 2020 7:00 - 9:00pm
Preview (reduced cost of £15)
Thu, 15 Oct 2020 7:00 - 9:00pm
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 7:00 - 9:00pm
Fri, 16 Oct 2020 9:30 - 11:30pm
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 7:00 - 9:00pm
Sat, 17 Oct 2020 9:30 - 11:30pm

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