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Gerding Theater at the Armory - Ellyn Bye Studio
Portland Center Stage 128 NW Eleventh Avenue Portland, OR 97209
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Jake's is just one block up and one to two over. Their food is magnificent. I'd highly recommend dining there after the show.
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We ate just down the street at The Parish before the show. Food never misses. This time they had an asparagus served with a buttermilk panacotta and pecan butter sauce. OMG.
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"Shakespeare's Amazing Cymbeline"
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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 audience. The majority of the actors had multiple parts which also added to 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 musings kept the plot foregrounded while not sacrificing the Shakespearean...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

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


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.