Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’ comes to big screen in Sunday Cinema Series

William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” comes to the big screen at Western Carolina University as the Sunday Cinema Series continues Sunday, May 5, at 3 p.m. in the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center.

The movie version of one of the Bard’s most intense tragedies is rated PG-13 and lasts more than two hours. The screening is from a recording of a performance at the National Theatre in London and will be shown in high definition in the performance hall.

The WCU Fine Art Museum will be open one hour prior to the screening. Concessions will available for purchase and can be taken in the performance hall during the screening.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting arts.wcu.edu/macbeth or calling 828-227-2787.

A Scottish king, three witches, a civil war and an intensity that some liken to a horror movie. That’s Macbeth. (Photo courtesy of Macbeth NT Live, photo by Brinkhoff Mögenburg.)