El Estoque

A formula for the perfect midsummer night

Princess Innogen (Emily Jordan) reads a very unpleasant letter. As usual in Shakespeare’s plays, a lack of communication and a surplus of misunderstandings play a key role in “Cymbeline.” Photo by Amrutha Dorai.

Amrutha Dorai

August 25, 2011

    William Shakespeare had a formula. It was a formula that he replicated frequently and relentlessly, and one that usually involved rehashing at least one of the following concepts: long-lost siblings (“The Comedy of Errors”), cross-dressing women (“Twelfth Night...