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Five actors take Shakespeare’s tale of madness, ambition, and murder, create an intimate playing space amongst the audience, and explain the rules: every actor has memorized the entire text, no actor will play the same character two scenes in a row, at certain points the audience could be pulled into a scene, and roles will be traded, taken, or given at the drop of a hat.
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The audience enters into a lamplit space and is greeted by a traveling storyteller troupe that prepares the performance space: a rug, a chest with a handful of props and costumes, a few instruments, and some lanterns. The ensemble explains the rules to the audience:
1. Only four actors can be onstage at any time.
2. Actors will trade, take, and give roles after every scene.
3. No actor may play the same character
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