Why William Shakespeare’s Macbeth has Found its Moment in a World of Toil and Trouble

By Alex Biese | February 4, 2022

Merciless struggles for power. Corrupt leadership blinded by superstition. The natural world in utter chaos. A relentless procession of dark and bloody days, marching toward a grimly uncertain future. Sex, death and the human cost of terrible ambition.

We don’t really need to name the show. Fair is foul, foul is fair, and we all know the spirit of the Scottish Play is in the air.