Northwestern Presents Twelfth Night, Shakespeare's Classic Comedy
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Rudy and his friends light up the stage in this exciting new musical adaptation of the holiday TV special that celebrates the misfit in all of us. From Rudolph, the reindeer who tries to hide his very shiny nose before he realizes he can save Santa's Christmas, to his pals Clarice, Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and even the Abominable Snowman, this song-filled, large-scale extravaganza brings their unforgettable adventures to life. In addition to the classic title song by Johnny Marks, the original soundtrack boasts great tunes like "There's Always Tomorrow," "We're a Couple of Misfits," "Silver and Gold," "A Holly Jolly Christmas" and more. Learn More
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I applaud the cast for trying, but the pace of the dialogue was such, that it was hard to understand anything. The actors must slow down and give the lines a chance to sink in, since the words and phrasing aren't as familiar to our ears. I liked the set and the costumes, but the hectic pace ruined it for me. Neither did I find much humour in the performance, which is essential in this play as it is a comedy.
After being shipwrecked on the shores of Illyria, aristocratic-born Viola assumes her twin brother is dead and takes on the identity of a young male page named Cesario in an attempt to gain work in an unfamiliar land. Her compromised identity puts her at the center of a complicated love triangle that is hilarious and melancholy, and always entertaining. Under the direction of award-winning Northwestern faculty member Mary Poole, Shakespeare’s dark comedy is a delightful adventure in the timeless human folly of mistaken identity and misguided hearts.