“Murder madness and MAYHEM… all served up from a pop-up theatre in a York car park!”
York has a flag-flying new Shakespearean theatre to boast about.
It is an open-air, Elizabethan-effect, temporary structure which has colonised one of the city’s car parks and it will be there until the start of September offering four productions — Romeo & Juliet, Richard III, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Macbeth.
I caught that last one on Wednesday in the shadow of York Castle’s historic mound, Clifford’s Tower.
This is a solid, traditional Macbeth, far preferable to the ones recently served up by the Royal National Theatre and the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Read the full review here.