Playwright

Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night


SPECS

full-length, commedia dell'arte adaptation of Shakespeare's classic comedy

5 w  


SUMMARY

Five women play nine characters in this highly athletic, tongue-in-cheek adaptation influenced by clowning, commedia dell’arte, and British Pantomime.

 

Viola chases Orsino, Orsino chases Olivia, Olivia chases Viola, Sir Aguebelch chases Maria, Maria chases Malvolio, Malvolio chases Olivia, Sebastian chases his thoughts, Feste chases money . . . . and they’re all played by the same five actors!


STYLE & SUBJECT

commedia dell'arte, Pantomime, Shakespeare

clowning, physical, comedy, slapstick, love


SUCCESSES

PRODUCTION

Dec 2008

MBCT; Modern But Classic Theatre

Flamboyán Theater/CSV Center (NYC)