Original Adaptation by Charlie Marie McGrath from William Shakespeare

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About the Play

Pointless Theatre presents our own interpretation of Shakespeare's romance Cymbeline. Adapted and directed by local artist Charlie Marie McGrath, Princess Imogen explores her expectations when the fairy tale narrative doesn't go according to plan.  In Imogen, Pointless reimagines Shakespeare's original adventure through stylized movement and shadow puppetry.  Get ready for a mash-up of the Bards' most classic plot twists - mis-identity, an estranged royal family, fantastical forests, and even a wicked stepmother, now intertwined with Pointless' unique use of puppetry, music, and dance. 

If you’re interested in a list of accessible performances, you can find a calendar here.

Charlie Marie McGrath (Playwright)

Charlie Marie McGrath is the Directing Fellow at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in DC.  An SDC Associate, she was awarded an Observership on Broadway in 2013, and was a Finalist for their Geilgud Fellowship in 2015. She’s an alumnus of Northwestern University, AMDA (NY), and the Midsummer in Oxford Program. She was co-founder and producing resident director of Proud Kate Theatre Project, a theatrical incubator for emerging female designers and performers. She is a proud member of Directors Lab North and numerous literary panels nation-wide, from the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center to the Bay Area Playwrights Foundation.


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