Cymbeline

By William Shakespeare

Adapted by Marti Lyons & Sara Becker
From an original adaptation by Henry Woronicz
Directed by Marti Lyons
AUGUST 23 – SEPTEMBER 11

Like many in Shakespeare’s comedy quiver, this one kicks off with a young couple in love. But Cymbeline is not your average Shakespeare comedy, and things go rapidly off the rails, driven by wicked stepmothers, spoiled princes and a villain with no clear motive looking to flip a hero to the dark side. After all, if the Bard has taught us anything, it’s that there is no pain-free path to love, and happily-ever-after can look a lot different in reality than it looks in your head. Even the best of folks hit low points (and fair warning, some of these go lower than you might expect). But that just makes the high road gleam all the brighter. In a switcheroo on the Elizabethan days of all male casts, this one is played by a brilliant group of women, here to spark new insights in hero and villain alike. A Shakespearian rarity, seen only once before on an APT stage.

Featuring Tracy Michelle Arnold, Gina Daniels, Sarah Day, Alys Dickerson, Elizabeth Ledo, Colleen Madden, Melisa Pereyra and Lisa Tejero.



APT at Home How-Tos
The Details
This filmed version of the play will open 10 days after the first in‑person performance, and close when the live version closes. You will be able to view the filmed performance only once, at any time between August 22 at 10:00 am CT and September 11 at 11:00 pm CT. Simply buy a ticket, click the link we send and click the Watch Now button.

For the best viewing experience, please watch using the Google Chrome web browser. For more troubleshooting tips visit americanplayers.org/apt-at-home.

Please note: The date you see in the field below - September 11 - is the last day the performance will be available to view. You can view the filmed performance any time before then.

Dates and times

This event finished on September 11, 2021.


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