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Posted by on Jul 19, 2014 in 2014 Season, Blog, Featured, Macbeth Reviews, News, Review | 0 comments

REVIEW: The Saratogian – Saratoga Shakespeare presents winning performance of Macbeth

by Bob Geopfort

Tim Dugan (right) as Macbeth and David Baecker (left) as Banquo

Tim Dugan (right) as Macbeth and David Baecker (left) as Banquo

At the top of the conventional wisdom list is the assumption that if you do a play of William Shakespeare in an outdoor setting, you must choose a comedy or a romance. Under no circumstance should you do a tragedy outside.

Saratoga Shakespeare Co. proves that theory wrong. The company is offering a terrific production of “Macbeth” in Saratoga’s Congress Park that is as riveting as it is compelling. This is a first-rate production of a very difficult play that continues through July 27. It’s being offered free, but it is so good you might feel guilty if you don’t drop something in the donation basket at show’s end. Read More…