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Twelfth Night
7.30pm, Thu 16th - Sat 18th Nov @ Howard Theatre, Downing College

*All BME production*

A gender-bent twist on one of Shakespeare's best-loved comedies - if you didn't think Twelfth Night was confusing enough already! Violo and his twin sister Sebastia are victims of a shipwreck. When Violo washes up on a strange land, alone and desperate, he realises the best way to get work with the Duchess Orsina is to dress as a woman, Cesaria. Orsina, who is madly in love with the Countess Olivia, sends Violo/Cesaria to deliver her love messages to Olivia. Olivia ends up falling for Violo/Cesaria instead, while Violo begins to realise his own budding feelings for Orsina. Further chaos and confusion ensue as Olivia's household staff and relatives hatch a plot to humiliate her stuffy housekeeper, and events come to a head when Sebastia arrives on the island and is mistaken for Cesaria!

Join us for a fun and modern take on Shakespeare's classic!


Further audition information:

*All BME show audition*

Due to a recent dropout, Twelfth Night is looking for a male actor to play the role of Orsino in our week 7 play. Join us for a modern and gender-bent take on Shakespeare's classic!

No experience required at all to audition – we’re just looking for people who love theatre and want to get involved. Feel free to get in touch if you want to know more or look at audition extracts before you audition!

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