MACBETH: Shakespeare by the Pond

17/04/2020 - Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Huskisson

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8:30 am - 12:00 pm

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Essential Theatre and Jervis Bay Maritime Museum present:



This Summer under the setting sun by the pond on the grounds of the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum, Essential Theatre will take you on the thrilling and dark journey that is Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

“Fair is foul, and foul is fair”

Tempted by the prophecies of three mysterious witches, and encouraged by his power hungry wife, Macbeth will do anything to be King. He is quickly lead into a nightmarish world of evil and deceit as he tries to murder his way to the throne of Scotland.  Shakespeare’s rousing tragedy is filled with ferocious battles, supernatural horrors, stunning language, and some of the Bard’s most vivid characters.

From a time where people are hooked on Game of Thrones and Black Mirror, where political ambition drives decisions at any cost, Essential Theatre take it back to where it all began with this iconic character. Macbeth promises to be raw, edgy and entertaining.

Bring a picnic rug and gather your friends and family for a dramatic outdoor theatre treat.

Doors open at 5:30pm, performance start time 6:30pm.

2 Acts with 20 minute interval.


Tickets are $45 per person.

Share cheese platter tickets with single admission also available for $70

Macbeth is an outdoor performance.

In the event of rain you will be notified of a change of venue.


Is there a concession / child ticket price?

We welcome children to attend, however there is no concession pricing.

What happens if it rains?

A decision will be made to move to our wet weather back up venue. Emails will be sent out to the ticket purchaser and notices posted on social media.

Can I reserve a spot for my seat?

No. The venue opens at 5.30 pm and we will have volunteers on site to assist with seating. Areas will be marked for chairs and for rugs. We ask that you follow the advice of our volunteers as we have a lot of people to accommodate.

Can I get a refund?

No refunds are offered on this event. You may give your tickets to somebody else to use.

I bought tickets for the January performance that was postponed!

It’s totally fine. You’re tickets purchased for the postponed January show are still able to be used for the April performance.

What can I bring with me?

Blankets, chairs, food, wine and beverages – insect repellent is advisable. The Museum will have a fundraising bar onsite with beer, wine, soft drinks and water.

Who can I contact for more information?

Contact the Museum on (02) 4441 5675 or email