Cymbeline, a Musical Folk Tale

 

Adapted by David Rice

Music and Lyrics by Michael Keefe and David Rice

 

Winner of two 2013
Chicago Equity Joseph Jefferson Awards!

New Adaptation - David Rice

Original Score - David Rice & Michael Keefe

 

Originally produced at First Folio Theatre in 2013, this unique production sets William Shakespeare's Cymbeline in Appalachia during the Civil War.  Its gorgeous music ranges in style from Bluegrass to Folk to Gospel. 

 

Additionally, there are opportunities for cross-cultural and gender-reversed casting.

 

Now available for licensing

Cast size from 18-22 actor/musicians with doubling

Ryan Czerwonko as Cadmus, Kate McDermott as Imogen, Ron Keaton as Morgan and Tyler Rich as Polydore, July, 2013

Photo: D. Rice