This peppy permutation on Shakespearean themes, which could be dubbed "Shakespeare in Heat," chronicles the fireworks produced when Macbeth's lust and ambition spill out from a production of the play into the cast's offstage lives. Journeyman actor Max (David Lansbury) and his fiancee, Claudia (Gloria Reuben), win the leads in a highly anticipated production of Macbeth
. But when marquee-name William Reeves (Nick Gregory) becomes available, pragmatic director Richard Costanow (John Glover) demotes Max to the role of Macduff. Adding insult to injury, Max has crossed audition paths with William before; Max has always been passed over in favor of William, whose g...