William Shakespeare’s


Directed by Benjamin Cole

Imagine Snow White mixed with Romeo and Juliet in Ancient Britain, but with a happy ending! The beautiful princess Imogen loves the peasant Posthumus, but her father, King Cymbeline, is warped by her wicked step-mother. Posthumus is exiled. While abroad, Posthumus bets on the loyalty of his love whom a rival, the creepy Iachimo, wishes to test. Imogen remains true, but Iachimo’s lies prompt Posthumus to enlist his servant, Pisanio, to coax Imogen to run away with him to the forest and kill her. Imogen is eager to flee Britain and quickly plots her escape disguised as a boy. Abandoning Pisanio after he is unable to kill her in the woods, Imogen finds refuge with other woodsmen who had fled the King’s unjustified tyranny. Ultimately, evil is punished and love is restored through the power of forgiveness.

Time period: Ancient Britain under Roman guardianship.
Settings of play: Britain, Wales, and Rome.
Run-time: 2 hours,1 Intermission.
Suggested rating: PG13 – recommended for grades 6th & up, but all audiences may enjoy.Will be performed outdoors at the Birdwing Open Air Classroom in Del Mar AND La Colonia Park in Solana Beach!

Performances: July 26 – 29 & Aug 2 – 5

First Venue Performance weekend: (At Birdwing Open Air Classroom in Del Mar)
– park on the road near California Bank & Trust: 2775 Via De La Valle, Del Mar, CA 92014
July 26th: 6PM, 2018
July 27th: 6PM, 2018
July 28th: 6PM, 2018
July 29th: 6PM, 2018
Second Venue Performance weekend: (At La Colonia Community Center & Park in Solana Beach)
– park on the road near: 715 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075
Aug 2nd: 6PM, 2018
Aug 3rd: 6PM, 2018
Aug 4th: 6PM, 2018
Aug 5th: 6PM, 2018


All performances of Cymbeline are FREE and open to the public. Thanks in part through the generous support of our Theatre School Donors, the Solana Beach Fund at Coastal Community Foundation and the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy.

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