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18 May - 10 Jun 2017

Emma Rice's brand-new staging of another Shakespeare classic!

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Emma Rice's new staging of the gender-bending Bard tale

Part of the Globe Theatre's Summer Of Love season in 2017, Emma Rice's new production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night will join the proceedings, following her successful 2016 stagings of 946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips and her sell-out run of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which was broadcast by both the BBC and the British Council to critical acclaim. This story of love and loss takes place on a mysterious island, where our heroine Viola is desperate to find her twin brother Sebastian following a deadly shipwreck.

Disguising herself as a man named Cesario, Viola enters the service of Duke Orsnio. Orsnio is in love with the disinterested Olivia, and his plan for "Cesario" to deliver his message of love to her backfires when Olivia falls instead for the messenger. Meanwhile, others seek to exact their revenge on the evil antagonist Malvolio, by convincing him that he in fact is the object of Olivia's desire.

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Opening night: 18 May 2017

Booking through until: 10 June 2017


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