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The Paper Cinema/England

An epic tale of betrayal, regicide, madness, storms and battles set in Scotland’s rugged and unforgiving landscape, Shakespeare’s tragedy is brought vividly to life. Beautifully drawn puppets, evocative music, atmospheric foley sound and dynamic cinematic projection combine to create a captivating silent film before your eyes.

With a charming and witty DIY-aesthetic The Paper Cinema creates magical productions which combine and unify the languages of animation, live music, film and theatre in a unique way. Intricate pen and ink illustrations are skilfully manipulated and layered in real-time in front of a live video camera and projected onto the big screen, generating memorable images and narrative which have delighted audiences around the world.

Following its critically acclaimed production THE PAPER CINEMA’S ODYSSEY, presented at manipulate in 2013 at Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh, this award-winning company returns to the festival with a powerful and inventive reimagining of Macbeth as a cautionary tale for our times.

£14; concessions £12 (inc £1.50 booking fee per ticket); under 26s/students/Young Scot cardholders £7.50

Part of Manipulate Festival

Save 10% when you buy for Macbeth and Invisible Lands at the same time

Arts Worker discounts are available for this event with a valid BECTU, EQUITY, Scottish Society of Playwrights or valid staff card from a publicly funded arts organisation in the United Kingdom. Please contact our box office on 01738 621031 for more information.

Age Guidance 12+

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Macbeth Book now
Fri 8 Feb: 7:30pm
Perth Theatre Main House