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Macbeth, 2017

Composed by Giuseppe Verdi, produced by LoftOpera at the Mast Brother’s Chocolate Factory, Brooklyn, NY

WQXR Awards for Best New Opera Production, Best Direction

Selected Press:
-Corinna da Fonseca-Wollheim, “The Macbeths Were Just Grieving”, The New York Times
-James Jordan, LoftOpera ‘Macbeth’ Chills Brooklyn While Met ‘Salome’ Stays Lukewarm”, The New York Observer
-David Salazar, “Macbeth: Ambience & Extraordinary Dramatic Goods”, Opera Wire
-Rebecca Dalzell “In unusual New York City venues the taste for classical music expands”, The Washington Post

Cast

Macbeth // ​Craig Irvin
Lady Macbeth // Elizabeth Baldwin
Macduff // Peter Scott Drackley
Banco // Kevin Thompson
Malcolm // Martin Schreiner
Dama // Ashley Curling
Doctor // Calder Craig
Assassin & Apparition // Kofi Hayford
Servant // Richard Agster
Fleance & Apparition // Erich Schuett

Production

Stage Director // Laine Rettmer
Conductor and Music Director // Sean Kelly
Set and Video Designer // Andrea Merkx
Costume Designer // Rachel Dainer-Best
Lighting Designer // Joan Racho-Jansen
Orchestra Contractor // Dean Buck
Master Electrician // Daniel Jobbins
Assistant Director // Daniel Isengart
Assistant Director // Jillian A. Goldstein
Stage Manager // Jamie Rose Bukowski
Video Projection Designer // Benjamin Hassmann