For immediate release
Carolina Performing Arts welcomes back internationally-acclaimed
theatre company for U.S. premiere
National Theatre of Scotland will perform Dunsinane Jan. 29 and 30 at Memorial Hall
(Chapel Hill, N.C. – Jan. 21, 2015) – Carolina Performing Arts (CPA) at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-Chapel Hill) welcomes National Theatre of Scotland back to Memorial Hall on Jan. 29 and 30 with the U.S. premiere of Dunsinane.
Writer David Greig’s majestic sequel to Shakespeare’s Macbeth, presented in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company and directed by Roxana Silbert, marks the third time National Theatre of Scotland has performed at CPA and is part of CPA 10, a year-long celebration of the organization’s landmark 10th season featuring 18 returning artists and companies.
First premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company at Hampstead Theatre, Dunsinane blends Scotland’s real history with the setting of Shakespeare’s play to tell the story of what happens when Macbeth ends. The performance features Siobhan Redmond in the role of Gruach, (Lady Macbeth) and she will be joined by leading British stage and screen actor, Darrell D’Silva, in the role of Siward. Other cast members include George Brockbanks, Helen Darbyshire, Ewan Donald, Keith Fleming, Tom Gill, Toyin Omari-Kinch, Arthur McBain, Matt McClure, Alex Mann and Mairi Morrison.
Single tickets start at $19 for the Jan. 29, 7:30 p.m. and Jan. 30, 8:00 p.m. performances. For more information, please visit https://www.carolinaperformingarts.org.