MEDFORD — Walk into the Chevalier Theatre to see the Actors’ Shakespeare Project production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” and you might think you’ve come to the wrong place. Jenna McFarland-Lord’s set looks like Miss Havisham’s dressing room from Dickens’s “Great Expectations,” or perhaps Downton Abbey after it’s been converted into a hospital. Gray tattered curtains stretch from stage floor to ceiling. Heaped up in one corner are flowered carpets and upholstered chairs and an overturned oval table with a broken leg. Heaped up in another corner are a trunk, a mirror, part of an iron bedstead, and a little white rocking horse. A standing lamp with fringed shade, a huge antique radio, and a set of French doors occupy center stage. A rolling staircase can be deployed left, front, or center; a stained-glass window at the back suggests Tiffany or Lafarge. It’s a show all by itself.
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