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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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Shakespeare in... the Montana Book Festival

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Sep 17, 2020 in Fringe Projects

As part of the Montana Book Festival this last week, our collaborators Randall Martin and Gretchen E. Minton met online to discuss the publication of Gretchen's latest monograph, Shakespeare in Montana: Big Sky Country's Love Affair with the World's Most Famous Writer. Congratulations, Gretchen!

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A Midsummer Night's Quarantine

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on Jul 10, 2020 in Fringe Projects

Shakespearean whimsy and pandemic anxieties are animated in “A Midsummer Night’s Quarantine,” a recent co-production of Lit Moon Pictures and Stanislavsky Films. The video offers a glimpse of how actors in Santa Barbara, USA, and Karaganda, Kazakhstan, are coping with social isolation in their respective spaces... and how Shakespeare’s most mischievous characters emerge from the actors’ quarantine activities (or lack thereof).

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Timon of Anaconda

By Cymbeline Anthropocene on May 29, 2020 in Fringe Projects

For anyone who missed the live broadcast on Earth Day, a virtual performance of our collaborator Gretchen Minton's ecodramaturgical piece Timon of Anaconda can now be viewed on Youtube. Presented by Bozeman Arts Live, this recording reunites the original cast for a socially distanced performance now available to audiences across the planet.

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