Imogen, Shakespeare’s Globe

imogen-shakespeares-globe-3710-jpg_captionedThe Globe is breaking bad.Cymbeline comes to us as Imogen – subtitled Renamed and Reclaimed, properly recognising that Imogen has far more to say than her royal father – but that’s just the start of Matthew Dunster’s bold, urban revamp. The king runs a coke empire. The exiles have a weed greenhouse. The court dresses in Adidas tracksuits, Cloten is a football hooligan, while Skepta and Sicario soundtrack strip lighting-illuminated tableaux, revealed by the parting of slaughterhouse plastic curtains.

Read my full BroadwayWorld review here

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