‘Cymbeline,’ now playing at the Public Theater, is known as one of Shakespeare’s most complicated plays. But is it too difficult for a 10-year old? Adam Langer discovers just how relatable the Bard can be.
There was a time when Richard Foreman was a staple of the downtown New York theater scene. Now, after a four year absence, he returns with a new show.
“The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank has inspired numerous dramatic works since its publication in English 1952. There was a Broadway play in 1955 by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett which won the Pulitzer Prize; an adaptation of the play for film in 1959; a 1980 television movie also written by Goodrich and Hackett; and an ABC miniseries in 2001, not to mention reams of nonfiction that examine the girl and the book.