Viola thinks her brother is dead. Her brother thinks that she is dead. Everyone thinks that she is her brother. Everyone thinks that her brother is her. Shenanigans ensue.
Total runtime with intermission is 2 hrs 30 mins.
WHY SEE THIS SHOW: Are you a fan of Shakespeare? Have you enjoyed Upstate Shakespeare Festival in the last 30 years? Fan of the classics that still have contemporary relevance?
Here we have one of the best plays by one of the best playwrights. It’s a romantic comedy filled with drunken hijinks, mistaken identity, love, grief, and lots of gorgeous music. It balances the melancholy aspects with an absurd sense of fun. It helps that it contains some of the most iconic comedic characters in theater history.
WHO SHOULD SEE THIS SHOW: If you liked MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING and PRIDE & PREJUDICE, you’ll love TWELFTH NIGHT.