Shakespeare's Cymbeline at Catholic University's Hartke Theatre
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The last date listed for Cymbeline was Sunday April 17, 2011 / 2:00pm.
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In Florencia in the Amazon, a famous opera singer embarks upon an enchanted riverboat journey up the famous South American river in a tale inspired by the magical realism of Nobel Prize-winning Colombian author Gabriel García Márquez (Love in the Time of Cholera). Along the way, the opera's female lead, Florencia Grimaldi, hopes to track down her long-lost lover, but her fellow travelers are beset by storms and become carried deeper into the rain forest, guided by a mystical river creature. The first Spanish-language commission by a major U.S. opera company, Florencia in the Amazon features a shimmering, romantic score by Daniel Catán and a libretto by Marcela Fuentes-Berain. Two-time Grammy Award-winning American soprano Christine Goerke takes the starring role in this Washington National Opera premiere. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Bruce Johns
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Enjoyed more than my viewing of the Washington Shakespeare Theatre's production of the same play earlier this year. Imaginative use of the stage, converting it into a black-box theater with ample set pieces. Well staged and acted by a solid company of undergraduate and graduate students.
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This was a high energy, well staged and acted production that we're very glad we attended. We really didn't know what to expect but were very pleasantly surprised. The theater-in-the-round venue worked perfectly for the battle scenes and frequent...continued
Quotes & Highlights
A pre-show panel discussion with the director, dramaturg, set designer, costume designer and composer begins 45 minutes before the Sunday, April 10 2:00pm show.
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by CUA Professor/Head of the MFA Directing Eleanor Holdridge
Evil queens. Licentious villains. Royal princes stolen in their infancy. Unbridled jealousy. Magic potions. Urbane wits and comic halfwits. Mistaken identities, visitations of the gods, magic talismans and even a Deus ex Machina. All come together in an epic tale of courage and resilience as Shakespeare’s most intrepid heroine undergoes a hazardous journey to regain her lost love and find redemption.
Set against the ancient conflict of a declining Imperial Rome and an insurgent British population, myth and history collide in a grand and timely adventure.
About the Ticket Supplier: The Catholic University of America Department of Drama
The Catholic University of America believes that theatre is a fundamental cultural necessity that is enriched by and enriches the community in which it is located.