Main Street Theater Summer Shakespeare presents Macbeth

Photo by Kaitlyn Walker

Summer Shakespeare, now in its third year at Main Street Theater, was created by the education department to give teens a chance to encounter, explore, conceptualize and perform Shakespeare. One particular play, with one particular question or theme is emphasized every year.

This year, with a predominantly female ensemble, students will explore the role that gender plays in Macbeth: From the androgynous witches to Lady Macbeth casting off her womanhood to the savior of Scotland being not of "woman-born." Actors will switch characters as well as genders throughout the play. The cast comprises nine high school students.



Main Street Theater
2540 Times Blvd.
Houston, TX 77005


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