By William Shakespeare
Directed by Allyn Burrows
July 02 – August 04, 2019
Tina Packer Playhouse
"What relish is in this? How runs the stream?
Or am I mad, or else this is a dream!"
Gasping on the shores of Illyria after a shipwreck which cast her brother into the raging sea, Viola finds solace disguised as a boy in the service of Duke Orsino, for whom she falls hard. Orsino is smitten with the idea of love in the person of Lady Olivia, who has recently lost her own brother and couldn't be more underwhelmed by his affections. Olivia's uncle, Sir Toby Belch, and his crew find great delight overturning the household with their raucous antics and song while driving the penultimate of stuffed shirts, Malvolio, nuts. A rich, affecting, and deeply funny story of longing, love, and laughter which paints Shakespeare at his peak.
Generously sponsored by Dr. Donald and Phoebe Giddon.
Free Pre-Show Talk on July 9 at 6:15 pm.
This new pre-show talk provices insight into the plot and charactefrs of the play to enhance your experience.
Director's Panel on Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 am
Join Artistic Director Allyn Burrows and cast members for a discussion of the creative journey of bringing Twelfth Night to the stage.
Adults $10 | Students Free