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ISBN: 9781849434034 - I, Cinna (The Poet)
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I, Cinna (The Poet)

Tim Crouch

ISBN: 9781849434034
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Oberon Books Ltd

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The latest installment in Tim Crouch's acclaimed family-friendly series of Shakespeare plays explored through the eyes of minor characters.





"I, Cinna (The Poet) has one short scene in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar where he is mistaken for someone else and killed by the mob. Now, in a new play by Tim Crouch, this unlucky man is given a chance to tell his story. Written for ages 11+, I, Cinna (The Poet) is a fusion of theatre, multimedia and creative writing tasks. Cinna asks his young audience to consider the relationship between words and actions, art and politics, self and society. During the performance he asks us to write alongside him: a small poem on a big theme. This is the fifth in Tim Crouch's series of plays inspired by Shakespeare's minor characters. Originally commissioned for the World Shakespeare Festival which is produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company for London 2012 Festival"

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