Nowhere in Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” does the script call for 3 characters to exit stage left clutching their stomachs. And so the play’s opening night at the Sydney Opera House – set for Wednesday – has been postponed while cast members recover from food poisoning.

Four members of the production, including the assistant director and the actors who play Macbeth, Macduff and Malcom, came down with severe cases of foodborne illness last week that left two hospitalized and the other two bedridden.

As a result, the first three previews of the show – scheduled for March 30 and 31 and April

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