Something wicked is coming to Chattanooga and north Georgia as Back Alley Productions puts on the dark Shakespearean classic “Macbeth."
All shows are free and open to the public, but donations are appreciated as they help fund the hard work that has gone into the production.
Macbeth tells of the rise and fall of a prominent Scottish general whose thirst for power drives him into evil. As MacBeth rises into kingship, the bodies fall in his path. And as the kingdom crumples under Macbeth’s dangerous ambition, his sanity begins to collapse with
it. It is considered one of Shakespeare’s most well-known tragedies, identified by its iconic witches, dark prophecy, political masterminding and high body count.
The first weekend of performances will be held at the Mars Theater in downtown LaFayette, Ga., on June 13 and 14 at 7:30 p.m. with a June 15 matinee set for 2 p.m. The theater is located at 117 N Chattanooga St, LaFayette, GA 30728.
The cast will then go to the Coolidge Park Amphitheater in the north shore area of Chattanooga on June 21 at 7:30 p.m. for an outdoor show.
After that, the show will close at Baylor School on June 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m. The school is located at 171 Baylor School Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405.
This is Back Alley’s ninth show since the company was formed in 2011 and third show this season.
For more information on the show, visit backalleyproductions.org or call (706) 621-2870.
The show runs roughly two hours, not including a 15 minute intermission in the middle.