Masachika Ichimura (right) plays the title role in the Ninagawa Company's production of Macbeth at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Photo: James Wendlinger

Review: Yukio Ninagawa’s extraordinary Macbeth is testament to the genius of the late Japanese dramatist

Director uses the stylised movements of Japanese theatre to bring out the universality of Macbeth, with a cast that exudes chemistry, striking stage sets and - his masterstroke - Western classical music that underscores its pathos

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Masachika Ichimura (right) plays the title role in the Ninagawa Company's production of Macbeth at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Photo: James Wendlinger
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