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Allison Altman and Jenny Latimer star as Viola and Olivia in PlayMakers Rep's all-star presentation of Twelfth Night (photo by Jon Gardiner)

PlayMakers Rep’s Production of Twelfth Night Is Entertaining, But Offers Nothing New

“What is decreed must be; and be this so.” Countess Olivia’s point is well-made: what is meant to happen will happen. This appears to have been PlayMakers Repertory Company’s philosophy when staging its new production of Twelfth Night. Follow the playbook. Originally written for the close of the Christmas season, circa 1601-02, Twelfth Night, or… Read More ›

Twelfth Night stars Jenny Latimer as Olivia and Michael Keyloun as Feste (photo by Jon Gardiner)

PlayMakers Rep Opens Its All-Star Production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night on March 1st

On March 1-5, 7-12, and 14-19, PlayMakers Repertory Company will present an all-star modern-dress production of Twelfth Night, a rollicking 17th century romantic comedy by English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare (1564-1616), in the Paul Green Theatre in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Center for Dramatic Art. Originally written for the close… Read More ›

William Peace Theatre’s Production of Twelfth Night Is a Raucous Romp Through the 1980s

William Peace Theatre Company’s collegiate production of Twelfth Night is a raucous romp through the 1980s. Duke Orsino plays “air guitar” as he feasts on “the food of love.” The Clown could be aptly renamed “M.C.” Feste. Sir Andrew Aguecheek indulges in break dancing when he decides to prove that he “can cut a caper.” “Yellow… Read More ›

Duke Performances presented the Filter Theatre/Royal Shakespeare Company production of Twelfth Night on Feb. 5th and 6th in R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University's West Campus

Filter Skelter: Twelfth Night Is a Delightful Evening’s Entertainment for Duke Performances’ Patrons

If you ever secretly harbored a desire to see what Charles Manson might have made of William Shakespeare’s preening, pompous manservant, Malvolio … well, sorry, too late, because the Filter Theatre Company/Royal Shakespeare Company production of Twelfth Night has packed its bags and set sail following a two-night stand for Duke Performances in Duke University’s… Read More ›

Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” Will Be the First Annual Outdoor Theater Event at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre

The Town of Cary will present an outdoors modern-dress production of TWELFTH NIGHT, OR WHAT YOU WILL, a rollicking romantic comedy written by English poet and dramatist William Shakespeare (1564-1616) for the close of the Christmas season, circa 1601-02, on Aug. 26-28 in the Koka Booth Amphitheatre at Regency Park. Originally written for the close of the Christmas season, circa 1601-02, and one of the Immortal Bard’s most popular plays, TWELFTH NIGHT is the Koka Booth Amphitheatre’s first annual outdoor theater event.