The Westwood Actors’ Theatre will present The Scottish Play (Shhhh…Macbeth) October 18 at the Westwood Auditorium at 7 pm.

Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for students ages 8 through college, senior citizens, and the military with proper ID, and will be available at the door. This classic Shakespeare play tells a dark tale of greed, deceit, and dark consequences set in medieval Scotland.

Performing as Macbeth will be Westwood senior, Ry’Justin Anthony and as Lady Macbeth, senior Elizabeth Riberdy. Seniors Brienna Pease and Amanda Paczkowski along with Westwood biology teacher, Mrs. Barbara Soblo will portray the Weird Sisters. Banquo will be portrayed by junior theatre student by Sophia Brown and King Duncan will be portrayed by senior, Duncan Winburn. The roles of Macduff, Malcolm, Fleance, Lennox, and Ross will be performed by freshmen and juniors, Malik Thomson, Elijah Lynch, Immanuel Mungin, Absalom Oliver, and Zandrea Mays, respectively. The role of the first murderer is performed by senior Kayla Cullum. Rounding out the cast is vocal music teacher, Mrs. Sharon Johnson in the comedic role of the Doorman.

For the performance, Dr. Anne Richardson will serve as Artistic Director, Westwood English teacher Mrs. Crystal Bailey, as Shakespeare consultant, and senior, Ashley Gray will be the Stage Manager. This performance is geared to high school students and older.

Westwood High School is a recipient of the Distinguished Arts Program (DAP) Grant and became an ABC site in 2015. Westwood is the only Arts Integrated High School in Richland School District Two. For more information, please contact Dr. Anne S. Richardson, Westwood Theatre Director at [email protected] or by calling 803-691-4049, ext. 36703.