Synchronicity Theatre: Mac | Beth

If you decide to go to Synchronicity Theatre’s production of Erica Schmidt’s Mac | Beth directed by Jennifer Alice Acker, you may want to avoid sitting in the front row. The fake blood splatter from Macbeth’s death scene made it to at least a half-dozen seats that I know of and possibly a few more. After the show I went all Lady Macbeth in the restroom and even now, after scrubbing my clothes in the sink, the dye is still staining my hands. Out, out damn spot! Seriously, though, the theater should have notified attendees of the splatter risk: I find it terribly unprofessional that they didn’t. I generally try to take front-row seats when I can because I’m short but I definitely would have sat a row or two back if I’d known.
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