Shakespeare on a Shoestring - Cymbeline!

Recommended for High Schools and Middle Schools

Shakespeare on a Shoestring - Cymbeline!

by Michael Calderone

Faked Death! Mistaken Identity! Parental Marital Veto! But wait, there’s more!

 About 50 minutes

Times given are approximate and do not include intermissions/scene changes/breaks


 12
6 M | 6 W, Plus percussionist. Easily expandable.


Simple set


 46 pages

Comedy Shakespeare
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Did you know that Cymbeline has all of Shakespeare’s most famous plot devices? It has… Faked Death! Mistaken Identity! Parental Marital Veto! But wait, there’s more!

Join our players as they tackle the play in the Shoestring style, which emphasizes ensemble, the physical space (with all scenery created by living tableaux) and audience interaction.

It’s the perfect storm for your students to sync up their Shakespeare and turn up their technique.

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