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Notice: due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and the ensuing closure of most theatres, all Cymbeline in the Anthropocene productions have been postponed to 2021. Please consult our blog and social media for continuing activities, new online content, and incoming production updates.

Shakespeare's Cymbeline: EcoDramaturgy in Action

Cymbeline in the Anthropocene will create an intercontinental network of eight site-specific productions of Shakespeare’s tragi-comic romance, Cymbeline. Each production will seek to uncover past and present ecological values in the play’s vibrant range of stories, emotions, and terrains, and to relate them creatively to local environmental conditions in the hope of opening audiences’ imaginations to new biocentric and biospheric horizons.

Project News

Director Interviews: Dunay Yespaev Amandykovich

Director Interviews: Dunay Yespaev Amandykovich
By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Oct 30, 2020 in Project News

In the second of our interviews with Cymbeline in the Anthropocene's collaborating directors, we spoke to Dunay Yespaev Amandykovich of the Stanislavsky Theatre in Karaganda, Kazakhstan. Read below for a glimpse of how theatres in Kazakhstan are adapting to Covid-19 conditions, and keep an eye on this blog for more directors' interviews soon!

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Other Cymbelines: YXE Shakespeare Lab

Other Cymbelines: YXE Shakespeare Lab
By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Oct 22, 2020 in Other Cymbelines

In our second installment of the Other Cymbelines series features a stripped-down production of Cymbeline  by the YXE Shakespeare Lab in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, as told by project leader Skye Brandon.

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Tim Carroll on Shakespeare Link

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Oct 15, 2020 in Articles of Interest

"Every theatre performance is a kind of game," begins Tim Carroll, illustrating his vision of directing theatre in this interview on Shakespeare Link UK's website. A part of Shakespeare Link's "Sharing Shakespeare" series, Carroll's interview offers insight into how a director makes (and sometimes breaks) the game rules of every performance. 

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A Nigerian Eco-Tempest: Oguta Island

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Oct 01, 2020 in Fringe Projects

A new short film adaptation of The Tempest, now available for viewing, interrogates the human and environmental damages of colonialism. A production of Montana In-Site Theatre, the Oguta Island is written and co-directed by Nnamdi Kanaga, who also stars as Onyeka, a powerfully reimagined Caliban who has the full knowledge of African history and resistance to colonialism. 

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Sharing Cymbeline: Act III

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Sep 24, 2020 in Project News

The Willow Globe team's Sharing Cymbeline project recently presented their community's latest renditions from act III of Cymbeline. Act III is rife with deception, revenge schemes, secret identities, unwitting family reunions, and a classically cross-dressed heroine, with Innogen disguised as Fidele to escape a murder plot.

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Theatre in Practice: Project Collaborators