Twelfth Night

Love, hysteria, and deception reign in this Victorian reimagining of Shakespeare’s classic 'Twelfth Night' from Some Kind of Theatre.

Twelfth Night

About Twelfth Night

Love, hysteria, and deception reign in this Victorian reimagining of Shakespeare’s classic.

Cesario is in love with Orsino, who’s in love with Olivia, who’s in love with Cesario, who’s really Viola in disguise. There’s cross-dressing, crossed lines, and cross servants. The situation’s complicated, and that’s before Viola’s missing twin turns up! Societal masks, hidden identity, unrequited love, and the perils of Victorian psychiatry form an intricate web of heartbreak and despair. Can love prevail against the mores of Victorian society? Make of it what you will...

Venue: The Vault, 11 Merchant Street, EH1 2QD Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Suitability: 12+

Appearing as part of the Edinburgh Fringe on August 13th - 26th (except August 19th), this production is also available for Shakespeare On The Sofa performances, which can be brought into living rooms, gardens, offices, care homes, and schools.

For more information, please see
www.somekindoftheatre.co.uk/shakespeare-on-the-sofa



PRAISE FOR PREVIOUS SOME KIND OF THEATRE SHAKESPEARE:
"a small, wondrous gem" ★★★★ EdFringe Review, The Steampunk Tempest

"Been to the RSC @ Stratford - this is better + more fun!" Audience feedback, The Steampunk Tempest preview

"This is definitely the ‘stuff that dreams are made on'" ★★★★ Edinburgh Evening News, The Steampunk Tempest

"IT'S AMAZING, GO SEE IT. I got to see it in a friend's living room." Audience review via Twitter, Shakespeare On The Sofa (The Steampunk Tempest)

"a very enjoyable hour" The Wee Review, Pirate Julius Caesar

"★★★★★ for @SKOTheatre's Julius Caesar (with Pirates), managed to be both fun and true to the source material." Audience review via Twitter, Pirate Julius Caesar

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Twelfth Night are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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