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Twelfth Night

by William Shakespeare. Directed by Jane Herring.


"Twelfth Night" by William Shakespeare is a timeless comedy that brings together love, mistaken identities, and mischievous schemes in a world of enchantment and revelry. Set in the kingdom of Illyria, this delightful play takes audiences on a whirlwind of laughter, romance, and unexpected twists.

Shipwrecked and separated from her twin brother, Viola disguises herself as a man named Cesario and enters the service of Duke Orsino. As the Duke sends Cesario to woo the Countess Olivia on his behalf, a series of hilarious misunderstandings and romantic entanglements ensue. Viola finds herself falling in love with the Duke, while Olivia falls for Cesario, not realizing that he is actually a woman in disguise. The result is a tangled web of mistaken identities and comedic chaos.

"Twelfth Night" explores themes of love, desire, and the complexity of human emotions. With its memorable characters, such as the witty and mischievous Feste the jester and the pompous but loveable Malvolio, the play offers a vibrant tapestry of personalities and relationships. Shakespeare's masterful wordplay, clever plot twists, and insightful observations on the nature of love make "Twelfth Night" a true theatrical gem.

Join us for an enchanting evening as we delve into the world of "Twelfth Night" where love knows no bounds and laughter fills the air. Immerse yourself in Shakespeare's comedic genius and be swept away by a tale that celebrates the joyful spirit of revelry, the power of love, and the enduring magic of the theatre.

 

Workshop to learn more: 26th September 2023

Read Through: 7th November 2023

Auditions: 5th December 2023




CAST

Arran Mackay - Olivia

Alison Hope - Maria

Annie Haley - Curio

Guy Evans - Antonio

Jacky Tivers - Feste/Clown

Nik Hedges - Malvolio

Rosie Randall - Viola

Sarah Godwin - Sebastian

Stephen Herring - Captain/Fabian

Lynn Burges - Andrew Aguecheek

Adam Worton - Sir Toby Belch

Rob Dixon - Orsino

Richard Young - Priest, Valentine, Officer







CREW

Director - Jane Herring

Set Design - Annie Haley/Candice Gush

Production Manager - Malcolm Todd

Carole Barton - Prompt

Costume - Jan Dizon/Carole O'Conner

Lighting Design - Alex Wardle

Sound Design - Jem Woolley

FOH - Caroline Todd

Stage Manager - Calum Sharpe














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