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Performance Symposium Underway!

Performance Symposium Underway!
By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Jul 19, 2022 in Project News

Our Eco-Shakespeare and Performance Symposium is well underway! Day 1 was a resounding success featuring performance excerpts and discussion from three of our collaborating theatre companies, and video of the full day is available on our Youtube channel. We have just begun our live stream of Day 2's sessions, which include four more collaborating companies. 

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Eco-Shakespeare in Performance Symposium: July 18-20

Eco-Shakespeare in Performance Symposium: July 18-20
By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Jun 27, 2022 in Project News

Cymbeline in the Anthropocene is pleased to announce the culmination of our international, collaborative performance project. In July, our research team and representatives from many of our collaborating theatres will meet in-person and virtually in Bozeman, Montana for a hybrid symposium showcasing the work of seven eco-theatrical productions of Cymbeline. 

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Setebos Interviews: Nicolás McCormick

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Jun 19, 2022 in Project News

In this fifth and final interview with the cast and crew of  Mónica Maffía's Setebos company, Randall Martin speaks with Nicolás McCormick, the production’s Assistant Director and Sound Designer. Here, Nicolás recounts how the play’s soundscapes helped the cast to channel the more-than-human characters they embodied onstage.

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Setebos Interviews: Sophía Drever 

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Jun 14, 2022 in Project News

In this fourth interview with the cast and crew of  Mónica Maffía's Setebos company, Randall Martin speaks with Sophía Drever, who played the parts of actor Teresa, Cimbelino’s Ínogen, and the mythical Ter-Wer. Sophía discusses her recent journey from opera to Shakespeare and the emotional transformations of her three interlinked characters. 

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Setebos Interviews: Alejandro Delgado

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Jun 03, 2022 in Project News

In this third interview with the cast and crew of  Mónica Maffía's Setebos company, Randall Martin speaks with Alejandro Delgado, who created visual, lighting, and video art for Cimbelino en la Patagonia. Here, Alejandro discusses his collaborative methods with Mónica, the difficulty of balancing individual and collective views of environmental issues, and his own physical perspective on the spiritual experiences of nature. 

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Setebos Interviews: Irina Solomonoff

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on May 27, 2022 in Project News

In this second interview with the cast and crew of Setebos' recent performance of Cimbelino en la Patagonia, Randall Martin speaks with Irina Solomonoff, who plays the actor Ángeles as well as Posthumo, Pisanio, and Cóndor in Mónica Maffía's play-within-a-play. Read on to learn about Irina's background, how she developed the physicality of each of her characters, and her interpretation of Posthumo's motivations throughout the play. 

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Setebos Interviews: director Mónica Maffía

Setebos Interviews: director Mónica Maffía
By Cymbeline Anthropocene on May 20, 2022 in Project News

While visiting Argentina recently to attend performances of Cimbelino en la Patagonia, Randall Martin spoke with  Mónica Maffía , the driving force behind this brilliant Shakespeare adaptation. Today, we present a transcript of Randall and Mónica’s conversation, which traces Mónica’s background and concept for the adapted play, the histories she layered into it, and the spiritual resonance in reclaiming ancestral myths and memories. 

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Reflections on Cimbelino en la Patagonia: Part Two

Reflections on Cimbelino en la Patagonia: Part Two
By Cymbeline Anthropocene on May 13, 2022 in Project News

Part two of Randall Martin's reflections on Cimbelino en la Patagonia considers Mónica Maffía's spell-binding dramaturgy.

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Reflections on Cimbelino en la Patagonia: Part One

Reflections on Cimbelino en la Patagonia: Part One
By Cymbeline Anthropocene on May 09, 2022 in Project News

Part one of Randall Martin's reflections on Cimbelino en la Patagonia, Mónica Maffía's adaptation of Cymbeline, which was recently performed in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Performance Announcement: Exeter University Students

Performance Announcement: Exeter University Students
By Cymbeline Anthropocene on May 04, 2022 in Project News

Today, a guest performance by students from Exeter University joins Cymbeline in the Anthropocene! Led by professor Evelyn O'Malley, the Exeter students will perform two short adaptations of Cymbeline tonight, May 4th, at the Willow Globe Theatre in Wales.

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