(Alexis Soloski’s article appeared in The New York Times, 7/22; via Pam Green.)
Hamish Linklater was singing. Lily Rabe was not listening.
As Mr. Linklater warbled, Ms. Rabe lay in bed with her hands pressed firmly over her ears, a pained expression on her face. (This seemed excessive; he was only a little off-key.) They were rehearsing a scene from “Cymbeline,” which starts previews on July 23 at Central Park’s Delacorte Theater. Ms. Rabe plays the king’s “stern daughter,” Imogen. Mr. Linklater, in a feat of double-casting, plays both her husband, the virtuous Posthumus Leonatus, and her stepbrother and unwanted suitor, the cloddish Cloten, who serenades her with “Hark, hark, the lark.”
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