I, Cinna (The Poet)

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Oberon Books, Jun 11, 2012 - Drama - 64 pages

The story of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar told through the eyes of a jiggling fool, a lowly poet having bad dreams, a man who finds himself in the wrong place at the wrong time... with the wrong name... while history thunders past. Forming part of Tim Crouch’s series of solo shows inspired by Shakespeare’s lesser characters, I, Cinna is written for ages 11+ and engages a young audience to think and write, to consider the relationship between words and actions, art and politics, self and society.

 

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About The Royal Shakespeare Company
NOTE
BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT
GLOSSARY
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Tim Crouch is a playwright, actor and director. His work includes My Arm, An Oak Tree, ENGLAND – A Play for Galleries and The Author. For the RSC, Tim has directed productions of The Taming of the Shrew and King Lear for young audiences. He has also written a body of work for younger people including Kaspar The Wild, Shopping for Shoes and the I, Shakespeare collection: I, Malvolio, I, Banquo, I, Caliban and I, Peaseblossom. Oberon Books publishes I, Shakespeare and Tim Crouch Plays One.

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