Saturday, 22 February 2020


Calais Estate
151 Palmers Ln, Pokolbin, NSW, 2320

This summer Essential Theatre proudly presents Shakespeare’s famous tragedy – Macbeth at Calais Estate in the Hunter Valley.

Come and join us on the beautiful Calais Estate Winery as Essential Theatre transport us to yesteryear.

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair” (Act 1 Sc 1)

The cast of 8 professional actors will take you on the thrilling and dark journey that is Macbeth.

Tempted by the prophecies of three mysterious witches, and encouraged by his power hungry wife, Macbeth will do anything to be King. He is quickly lead into a nightmarish world of evil and deceit as he tries to murder his way to the throne of Scotland. Shakespeare’s rousing tragedy is filled with ferocious battles, supernatural horrors, stunning language, and some of the Bard’s most vivid characters.

Set amongst the beautiful vineyards of Calais Estate in the Hunter Valley, let yourself be taken on this journey as the sun sets, the dark night settles in and the witches come out to play!

Recent Reviews
“high energy, tight ensemble, dynamic … don’t miss this”
* * * * * 5 stars, Richard Flynn, Adelaide Theatre Guide

“What a treat; a delightful tight and fast paced production”
Stage Whispers, 2018

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