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Macbeth: I Want It Frat Way

Saturday, December 4, 2021 - 12:00am to Sunday, December 5, 2021 - 12:00am
Second Stage
Presented by: 
Performance, Play and Design Department

UCSC Barnstorm Theater Company presents Macbeth: I Want It Frat Way. Adapted and directed by Digital Arts and New Media (DANM) M.F.A. students Laura Boutros and Carl Erez

Unlike Shakespeare's original, this adaptation of Macbeth is set in the modern era of a college frat house that is being filmed by a reality TV crew. Text has been added and cut within Shakespeare's original text to create a new masterpiece that blends comedy into Shakespeare's original tragedy. Modern slang terms are woven into the court scenes, and banquet food is replaced with kegs of beer—a truly wild tragicomedy for a modern audience. 

Please be advised, this production contains mature content.

Please see important COVID-19 information below.
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Attend in person:
Sat, Dec 4, 2021, 2:00 p.m.
Sat, Dec 4, 2021, 8:00 p.m.
Sun, Dec 5, 2021, 8:00 p.m.

$0 UCSC Students
$3 General Admission* 

*Cash donations accepted at the door. No advance ticket sales.

All attendees must wear an approved face covering while inside the venue for the duration of the event, and must present documentation as follows.

UCSC students must present:
Green clearance badge

UCSC employees and visitors must present:
1. UCSC Symptom Check clearance
2. Proof of vaccine -OR- PCR test

• Symptom Check questionnaire must be completed on the day of the event.
• Vaccine card, image, or digital record accepted.
• International attendees may show their translated vaccine record.
• Negative result from a PCR test taken within 72 hours of the start of the event.
• Home tests/antigen tests are not accepted.

Please familiarize yourself with the full COVID protocols here. We recommend you review this in advance.

Parking $5 or by permit.
The closest parking lot to the Theater Arts Center is Arts Lot #126.
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Purchase a permit in advance or at the pay-station in Lot #126; or pay for parking via the ParkMobile app.
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