Cymbeline | Critical Essay by Stephen Orgel

This literature criticism consists of approximately 12 pages of analysis & critique of Cymbeline.
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Critical Essay by Stephen Orgel

SOURCE: Orgel, Stephen. “Shakespeare Performed: Cymbeline at Santa Cruz.” Shakespeare Quarterly 52, no. 2 (summer 2001): 277-85.

In the following review of Danny Scheie's 2001 production of Cymbeline in Santa Cruz, California, Orgel praises the comic and innovative interpretation of Shakespeare's play and lauds the excellent performances; he also finds that the subversive directorial decisions remained true to the anarchic spirit of the drama.

Danny Scheie made his professional directing debut with a brilliant, ingenious, and hilarious Comedy of Errors for Shakespeare Santa Cruz in 1988. As artistic director of the company from 1992 to 1996, he was responsible for a remarkable series of innovative productions, usually performed outdoors in a redwood grove on the campus of the University of California at Santa Cruz. His directing style is irreverent, but more playful than confrontational. It is also witty, erudite, and highly allusive; and...

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