Robert Cohen

Robert Cohen has directed previous CSF productions of Macbeth, King Lear, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Measure for Measure - and in the 1961 season he performed here as Lear’s Fool and Love’s Labor’s Lost's Boyet. Cohen has also directed six productions at the Utah Shakespearean Festival and, this spring, is issuing the second edition of his Acting in Shakespeare, as well as the seventh edition of his textbook, Theatre. Also the author of many other books (including Acting One, Acting Professionally, and Giraudoux), Cohen is the Claire Trevor Professor of Drama at the University of California, Irvine, and the Southern California drama critic for the London-published Plays International. His Machiavelli-inspired play, The Prince, was recently produced at the Pittsburgh Playhouse, Cal Rep (Long Beach), the Manhattan Theatre Source, and the Madach Theatre of Budapest. (6 Seasons)

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