Open air theatre returns to Wolverhampton in late summer with a thrilling and powerful production of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at Bantock House Museum and Park.

The Lord Chamberlain’s Men are the modern incarnation of Shakespeare’s original company of the same name. Performing with an all male cast, they present authentic, excellent and magical productions of Shakespeare’s finest plays bringing to vivid and accessible life the greatest works of drama, as they would first have been performed. 

Macbeth will take place on Friday 27 August. Gates open at 6pm, at the Finchfield Road venue (WV3 9LQ), with the performance beginning at 7pm.Tickets start from £10 (plus booking fee) and are now available at eventbrite. Tickets can also be purchased at The Courtyard Café any day between 2pm and 4pm.  

For this unique theatrical experience, audiences are encouraged to bring a chair, a sun hat and a glass of something chilled as the show promises to be another authentic, excellent and magical treat from the company that brought you 2019’s sell out smash production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

City of Wolverhampton Council Director of Regeneration, Richard Lawrence, said: “It is fantastic to see that theatre is returning, in a safe way, to such an incredible venue.

“The event hosted in 2019 was a spectacular event and enjoyed by a sell out crowd. I do hope that as many people as possible will get behind this event and support the arts after the difficult time the industry has had.”

The production will provide audiences with a highly anticipated return to live outdoor theatre. Bantock House Museum and Park is just one of the open air venues hosting Macbeth up and down the country. Full tour dates and details are available via The Lord Chamberlain’s Men.

This open air production is supported by Arts Council England’s Culture Recovery Fund and is ‘See it Safely’ compliant. The company will adhere to all Government and industry COVID safety guidance relating to outdoor performance, ensuring every effort is made to protect audiences and company members at all times. 

With Authenticity, Excellence and Magic as the watchwords of the company, audiences new and old can expect a summer treat and a much sought after return to theatre, as The Lord Chamberlain’s Men bring their own special brand of all male Shakespeare to venues throughout the country. Don’t miss this brilliant company perform Shakespeare as he first saw it; in the open air and with Elizabethan costume, music and dance.