The foolish king.
The wicked queen.
The virtuous wife.
The gullible husband.
A secret marriage.
A careless wager.
A devious lie.
Together they will bring a country to the brink of catastrophe.
Rated R. Contains yet more scenes of cross-dressing.
"The kind of funny that really hurts."
- Surgical Review
aka "Cymbeline, King of Britain"
Written in 1609-1610
Probably first performed in the summer of 1610
First published in 1623
You can read the full text of
"Cymbeline" at MIT.edu:
"Cymbeline: Entire Play"
You can find a full synopsis of
"Cymbeline" at Bardweb.net:
"Shakespeare Resource Center - Cymbeline"
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