2 years ago

6 October, 2016

The MUST Space

Organised by:
Shakespeare Company

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
Directed by Emma Telford & Georgie Mitchell

Once upon a time warp… When Elizabethan twins Viola and Sebastian suddenly arrive in our millennium, they are introduced to a world of incredible technology, shifting gender roles and some pretty atrocious fashion trends. Comedy ensues.

An exciting retelling of one of Shakespeare’s funniest plays, Monash Shakespeare Company’s Twelfth Night will transport you into the world of the early 2000s, where everything was… let’s be honest… just a bit tacky. Follow twins Viola and Sebastian after they time-travel from the 1600s into the dawn of the 21st century and attempt to fit in to this odd new world without exposing their strange circumstances. And, of course, it wouldn’t be a true Shakespearean romp without cross-dressing, daring swordfights (we use the term ‘daring’ quite loosely) and a bizarre array of kooky characters.

After a fantastic musical production of As You Like It in April/May, the Monash Shakespeare Company continues its season with another comedy that promises to please. By combining characters from two vastly different centuries, our version of Twelfth Night endeavours to show just how relevant Shakespeare’s plays still are in the contemporary world 400 years after his death.

Dates: Thurs 6th - Sat 8th, October @ 7.30
Tues 11th - Sat 15th, October @ 7.30pm

Venue: The MUST Space, Campus Centre, 21 Chancellors Walk, Monash University, Clayton

Tickets Avaliable at: https://www.trybooking.com/229029
$12 MSC Member, $14 MSA/Consession, Full $18

Bernd Faveere as Sir Toby
Dylan Marshall as Malvolio
Elly D’Arcy as Feste
Gabriella Heathcote as Olivia
Julian Mihal as Orsino
Matthew Schwab as Sebastian
Rebecca Catalano as Maria
Reilly Holt as Sir Andrew
Seamus Horan as Antonio/Valentine
Talia Zipper as Viola

Production Manager: Sarah Sharp
Stage Managers: Niamh Percy, Kate Laidlaw, Agata Dmochowska
Dramaturg: Jamie Berry
Lighting: Marty Shlansky
Sound: Georgie Wolfe
Set: John Collopy, James Walker, Katie Clark
1600s Costume: Kristine von Hilderbrandt
2000s Costume: Katherine Board
Marketing: Kath Kiddell