Cymbeline | Critical Essay by Robert Brustein

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Cymbeline.
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Critical Essay by Robert Brustein

SOURCE: Brustein, Robert. Review of Cymbeline. The New Republic 219, no. 10 (7 September 1998): 27-8.

In the following review, Brustein describes director Andrei Serban's 1998 production of Cymbeline at the Delacorte Theater in New York's Central Park, mentioning its set, dramaturgical innovations, and strong individual performances, as well as its illumination of the play's theme of reconciliation.

Cymbeline is currently receiving its second staging in ten years by the New York Shakespeare Festival (Joanne Akalaitis last directed it as her farewell production at the Public Theater in 1989). Produced at the Delacorte as part of Shakespeare in Central Park, this version has been concocted by the Romanian stage and opera director Andrei Serban. Serban and I have done seven shows together and are now preparing an eighth for the coming season. Three members of the cast, moreover, have been members of my company. Michael Chybowkski...

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