You are here

BT_20150501_GECYMBELINE1SSCQ_1645343.jpg
UNWIELDY ADAPTATION: Penn Badgley (Posthumus) and Ethan Hawke (Iachimo) star in director Michael Almereyda's valiant attempt to resurrect the Bard's Cymbeline.

BT_20150501_GECYMBELINE1SSCQ_1645343.jpg
UNWIELDY ADAPTATION: Penn Badgley (Posthumus) and Ethan Hawke (Iachimo) (above) star in director Michael Almereyda's valiant attempt to resurrect the Bard's Cymbeline.

Lost in transition

18th-century critics panned Shakespeare's Cymbeline as absurd and incongruous. Today, it still defies retelling.
May 1, 2015 5:50 AM

SHAKESPEARE plays well no matter what century it is, and it's no surprise that some of the Bard's greatest works have made the leap from one era to the next with precious little lost in transition. Cymbeline, however, is not one of them - at least, not in the updated form that director Michael

sentifi.com

Market voices on: