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Jonathan Cake to Lead Macbeth at the Old Globe

Brian Kulick, former artistic director of New York's Classic Stage Company, helms the production.

Jonathan Cake will lead Macbeth at the Old Globe.
(© David Gordon)

The Old Globe Theatre has announced the complete cast and creative team for its upcoming production of Shakespeare's Macbeth, the first offering in the 2016 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Helmed by Brian Kulick, former artistic director of Classic Stage Company, the production will run from June 19-July 24, with opening night scheduled for June 25.

The cast of Macbeth will feature Jonathan Cake (The Philanthropist) in the title role with Marsha Stephanie Blake (Joe Turner's Come and Gone) as his Lady Macbeth. The cast also includes Jerome Preston Bates as Duncan; Clifton Duncan as Macduff; Brian Keane as Ross and 3rd Murderer; John Lavelle as Porter and 1st Murderer; James Joseph O'Neil as Lennox, 2nd Murderer, and Seyton; Mark Pinter as Old Man and Siward; and Timothy D. Stickney as Banquo.

Joining them in the ensemble will be Amara James Aja, Amy Blackman, Ally Carey, Ajinkya Desai, Talley Beth Gale, Kevin Hafso-Koppman, Lorenzo Landini, Jake Millgard, Makha Mthembu, Christina A. Okolo, Suzelle Palacios, Daniel Petzold, and Nathan Whitmer.

The creative team includes of Arnulfo Maldonado (scenic design), Oana Botez (costume design), Jason Lyons (lighting design), Sten Severson, and David Thomas (sound design).

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