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Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night
Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum
Thru - Sep 28, 2019

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Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum

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Broadway World- Recommended

"...William Shakespeare's rollicking and ever-popular comedy of mistaken identity, TWELFTH NIGHT, brings its magical combination of mischief, madness and romance into the outdoor amphitheater at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum this summer where it plays in rep through September 28. Written in 1601 and first seen in the Inns of Court shortly after Christmas (hence, the title), the holiday was celebrated as a festival during which everything was made delightfully topsy-turvy, much like the world of the play's Illyria. Considered one of his finest comedies, it rivals his others in character development and plot sophistication."
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Shari Barrett



Showmag- Highly Recommended

"...All the performers coalesce to produce this feast of laughter and foolery; with Mohrhardt, in particular, bringing surprise carnival antics to enhance his performance and our delight. There is much to savor in this Twelfth Night. It might be fun to see both our Southland versions, to enjoy two variants on a theme of misplaced siblings and misguided loves."
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Leigh Kennicott



Theatre Notes- Highly Recommended

"...I love this show. I love its committed, enthusiastic energy. I laughed and laughed up to very end and even found room in my heart for Malvolio. And the outdoor setting in the crisp, evening air brought an emotional response that summoned up the memory of my Ashland days."
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Paul Myrvold



Theater Times- Highly Recommended

"...All said one couldn't spend a finer two hours and change watching theatre outdoors anywhere else. Bring a picnic basket and maybe a bottle of wine and carve out some time to enjoy the environment before you see the play and it will make your summer evening out at the theatre complete."
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Christine Deitne



On Stage Blog- Recommended

"...In the end, Twelfth Night is magical story about deception, disguise, madness and romance. It's extra special seeing the show outdoors on a warm summer night."
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Jill Weinlein



The Fume of Sighs- Highly Recommended

"...At Theatricum, this enjoyable tale is adorned by the theater itself. Where else can you hear the words of Shakespeare embellished by a choir of frogs and the sporadic bark of a dog? Here's a place where you can wrap yourself in a blanket, having enjoyed a picnic in a most wonderful garden, and ready yourself for a magical evening of word and song."
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Dena Burroughs