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Cymbeline Refinished

A Variation on Shakespear's Ending.

OVERVIEW

  • Playwright

    George Bernard (GB) Shaw 

  • Setting

    Britain under the Roman Occupation, First Century B.C.

  • Synopsis

    A response to William Shakespeare's 1611 tragedy Cymbeline.

  • Play Type

    Plays General

    Number Of Acts

    Full-Length

  • Cast Size Male

    10

  • Cast Size Female

    1

ORIGINAL PRODUCTION

  • Date of First Production

    16 November 1937

  • Producer

  • Original Venue

  • Venue Notes

    First presented at the Embassy Theatre, Swiss Cottage, London.

Original Cast  
Caius Lucius Norman Wooland
A Captain Patrick Kinsella
Philario Mario Francelli
Posthumus Geoffrey Toone
Iachimo George Hayes
Belarius Earle Grey
Arviragus Phillip Geddes
Cymbeline George Woodbridge
Imogen Joyce Bland
Guiderius Gordon Edwards
Pisanio William Devlin

PUBLISHED SCRIPTS

  • Title

    The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Volume 7

  • Year

    1974

  • Published By

    The Bodley Head

  • Address

    England

  • ISBN

    0370106679

RIGHTS INFORMATION

SOURCE OF INFORMATION

The information for this entry was taken from The Bodley Head Bernard Shaw: Volume 7.