A powerhouse cast joins international star Jai Courtney (Suicide Squad) and director Simon Phillips in a new Melbourne Theatre Company production of Macbeth, Shakespeare’s searing tragedy of ambition, betrayal and murder.

Geraldine Hakewill (Wanted) takes on the role of Lady Macbeth, the mastermind behind the scheming couple’s rise to power, alongside esteemed actors Rodney Afif (Hotel Mumbai), Shareena Clanton (Wentworth) Kamil Ellis (Nowhere Boys), Tom Hobbs (Winners & Losers), Kevin Hofbauer (Offspring), Khisraw Jones-Shukoor (A Little Resistance), Robert Menzies (The Weir), Jane Montgomery Griffiths (Wit), Dan Spielman (The Code) and Dylan Watson (Jumpy).

Opening on Friday 9 June at Southbank Theatre, The Sumner, Director Simon Phillips’ fearsome reinterpretation of Macbeth completes a trilogy of unforgettable Shakespearian productions for MTC, following his highly acclaimed productions of Richard III and Hamlet.

June 5 – July 15