CYMBELINE BY WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 18, 2016

Jordan Klomp and Bo Powell Proudly Present:

Cymbeline by William Shakespeare
“What is it to be false?”

Two star-crossed lovers wed in secrecy. But what should be the happy ending of their tale is instead the beginning of a journey filled with adventure and betrayal, where the separation between allies and enemies blurs beyond recognition. When the people you love the most are the same people trying to destroy you, how do you survive? Can we forgive each other when the cut is still bleeding?

The capacity for both great kindness and great cruelty in all of us is at the heart of Shakespeare’s late classic, Cymbeline. Dramatic and darkly comic throughout, Cymbeline is both intensely personal and daringly epic.

Klomp and Powell are both recent graduates from The University of La Verne’s Theatre Department, where they collaborated on over a dozen productions; Cymbeline will be Klomp and Powell’s first time producing professionally in Los Angeles. Both are among the youngest members of their theatre companies—Theatricum Botanicum and Sacred Fools, respectively. Through their last few years working with these and other companies, have brought together an ensemble of accomplished, passionate artists for their debut production.

Featuring a collective of actors and artists hailing from some of LA’s finest theaters (A Noise Within, Antaeus, Center Theatre Group, Sacred Fools, Theatricum Botanicum), this compelling and intimate production should not be missed.

WHAT: An intimate yet daring production of William Shakespeare’s Cymbeline

WHEN: November 4-20
Fridays and Saturdays @ 8pm
Sunday Matinees @ 3pm

WHERE: The Whitmore Lindley Theatre Center, 11006 W Magnolia Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91601

WHO:
Directed by Frank Weidner (AD of The Winter’s Tale w/ Mine Is Yours, Pocatello w/ Rogue Machine)
Assistant Directed by Elizabeth Burmingham
Fight Choreography by Celina Surinak

CAST:
Christine Avila as The Queen
Olivia Buntaine as Imogen
William Dennis Hunt as Cymbeline
Jordan Klomp as Cloten/Cornelius
Kathleen Leary as Lucius
Celia Mandela as Guiderius
Victoria Martinez as Pisania
Gerard Marzilli as Belarius
Dane Oliver as Posthumus
Daniel Ramirez as Iachamo
Michelle Wicklas as Arviragus

CREW:
Bo Powell Producer/Lighting Designer
Celina Lee Surniak Fight Director
Cole Wagner Sound Designer
Elizabeth Birmingham Assistant Director/Social Media Lead
Frank Weidner Director
Jordan Klomp Producer
Joshua Dawes Stage Manager
Mallin Alter Costume Designer