CymbelineDirected by Pam MacKinnon
Nov 4–Nov 6, 2021
THE STRAND THEATER
Nov 4–Nov 6, 2021
With her lover banished and her family torn apart, princess Imogen journeys across Britain to fight to clear her name. Disguised as a man, she befriends a Roman ambassador and two hunters who look all too familiar. As war between Rome and Britain throws the nation into chaos, Imogen must return to court in time to reconcile her family as well as her country. Action-packed and full of twists and turns, Cymbeline is an epic adventure with Shakespeare’s most ambitious plot. Featuring live Foley sound by James Ard, a company of fifteen actors, and some crucial audience participation, this staged reading invites you to share in the theater making process and essential storytelling.
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Keiko Shimosato Carreiro
Keiko Shimosato Carreiro is a collective and board member with the Tony award–winning San Francisco Mime Troupe. Since 1987, they have been an actor, designer, co-writer, and director with the company. Carreiro has performed at theaters throughout the Bay Area, including Berkeley Repertory Theatre, A.C.T., The Magic Theatre, Aurora Theatre, Word for Word, and Center REPertory Company. In early 2020, Carreiro co-founded Kunoichi Productions (Female Ninja Productions), a company whose mission is to create bold, innovative multidisciplinary theater with Japanese aesthetics. Currently, Carreiro is a visiting faculty member at Hollins University, teaching theater for social change.
Anthony Fusco performed on Broadway, off Broadway, and at regional theaters around the country, in productions of everything from Greek tragedy through Shakespeare, Moliere, George Bernard Shaw, Oscar Wilde, Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, Tom Stoppard, David Mamet, Edward Albee, and Tony Kushner. He grew up in New York City and Marin County, CA, and graduated from The Juilliard School in 1983. Since 1999 he's been based in San Francisco, where he was a resident artist of American Conservatory Theater. He's also been heavily involved with California Shakespeare Theater and Berkeley Repertory Theatre. No matter the material, his goal is always the same: honor the text, be true to the character, and try to keep things simple.