Macbeth By casting Syd Brisbane as a witch and Anna Burgess as King Duncan’s son Malcolm, and by doubling Alison Whyte (pictured above) as Lady Macbeth and a fourth witch, director Glenn Elston highlights the murderous machismo that underpins the world of Macbeth. This outdoor production has impressive momentum. CHRIS BOYD
Royal Botanic Garden. Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra. Tonight, 8.30pm. Tickets: $25-$110. Inquiries: (03) 8676 7511 or online. Until February 23.