Venue Details

9 Star Starred
Gerding Theater at the Armory - Ellyn Bye Studio
Portland Center Stage 128 NW Eleventh Avenue Portland, OR 97209
503-445-3700
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Member Tips

Laura Velarde
Parked in the building across the street, easy peasy.
info Mar 10 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Mostly casual
info Apr 09 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
I took Trimet, about 5 block walk though I could have transferred and gotten closer.
info Apr 09 2012 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Nice cafe for coffee or snack and sitting while waiting for doors to open
info Apr 09 2012 star this tip starred

Reviews & Ratings

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attended Mar 08 2012

My boyfriend and i went and found the show to be very entertaining. The piano player was one of my favorite character with his profound lines and synopsis for the... continued

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attended Apr 07 2012

I had not read Cymbeline, so was a bit nervous; however, the adaptation of adding the pianist/commentator took care of that. The pianist's occasional summaries and... continued

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Website

http://www.pcs.org/cymbeline

Quotes & Highlights

Cymbeline is now being lovingly revisited by Portland Center Stage in a form that is both accessible and entertaining.” —_The Oregonian _

Description

Based on legends about early Celtic kings, _Cymbeline _is one of Shakespeare’s most fantastical creations — familiar Shakespearean themes of jealousy and innocence wronged are joined by a piano-playing wit who becomes our guide through an ancient landscape. A lovely princess, an evil queen, a misguided king and a thoroughly rotten clown populate this fairy tale-like story of life, and love, renewed.

One of Shakespeare’s charming romances, this production of Cymbeline marks two firsts—our first production of the Bard in the Ellyn Bye Studio, and the first production of this fresh adaptation by Artistic Director Chris Coleman.

About the Ticket Supplier: Portland Center Stage

Portland Center Stage inspires our community by bringing stories to life in unexpected ways. PCS produces a blend of classical, contemporary and premiere works, and our annual playwrights festival, JAW. In our home at the Portland Armory we also offer a variety of education and outreach programs, including classes, workshops and partnerships with organizations throughout the Portland area.