Shakespeare's Twelfth Night on Twelfth Night
- Sat., Jan. 6, 2007, 6:00 PM
- Concert Hall
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Saturday, January 6, 2007
Concert Hall, 6:00 p.m.
To officially launch Shakespeare in Washington, Shakespeare Theatre Company artistic director Michael Kahn and Associate Director David Muse direct a staged reading of Twelfth Night. "If music be the food of love, play on." Shakespeare's celebrated comedy involves cross-dressing women, mistaken twins, and zany love sonnets.
This is a free event, no tickets required. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Please note there is no free parking when attending free events.
CASTING (subject to change):
Orsino (Duke of Illyria): Christopher Invarr
Valentine (gentleman attending on the Duke): Nick DePinto (Olney Theatre Center)
Curio (gentleman attending on the Duke): Tony Nam
First Officer (in the service of the Duke): Scott McCormick (Rorschach Theatre)
Second Officer (in the service of the Duke): Elliot Dash
Viola (later disguised as Cesario): Jennifer Dundas
Sebastian (her twin brother): Will Gartshore (Signature Theatre)
Captain of the wrecked ship (befriending Viola): Brian Hemmingsen (Washington Shakespeare Company)
Antonio (another sea-captain, befriending Sebastian): Craig Wallace (Folger Theatre)
Olivia (a countess): Veanne Cox
Maria (Olivia's waiting-gentlewoman): Franchelle Stewart Dorn (Shakespeare Theatre Company)
Sir Toby Belch (Olivia's kinsman): David Sabin (Shakespeare Theatre Company)
Sir Andrew Aguecheek (Sir Toby's companion): Floyd King (The Studio Theatre)
Malvolio (Olivia's Steward): Bronson Pinchot
Fabian (a member of Olivia's household): Teagle F. Bougere
Clown (Feste, jester to Olivia): Drew Eshelman
First Servant to Olivia: Valerie Fenton (Chesapeake Shakespeare Company)
Second Servant to Olivia: Regina Aquino (The Studio Theatre)
Priest: Howard Shalwitz (Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company)
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