This exquisite comedy is a timeless masterpiece, bursting at the seams with passion and music. Yet it starts with a twin sister and brother shipwrecked, grief-stricken, both believing the other to be drowned. Shakespeare’s lyrical fantasy slams poetry into melancholia, laced with drunkenness and misrule in bucket loads. Identity confusion abounds in a whirligig of capricious farce as everything spins out of control towards a sense of harmony.
Simon Phillips (Macbeth) again brings one of Shakespeare’s most celebrated works to life at MTC for this highly anticipated production, featuring music by Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall (Muriel’s Wedding The Musical).
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Arguably Shakespeare’s most perfect rom-com.
Mistaken identities, cross-dressing, practical jokes, wicked humour, interrupted romance and happy endings.
Contains some coarse Elizabethan language, mild violence and mild sexual references. For detailed information about the production’s content click here.
Details regarding this production’s content will be available closer to the season. For further information, please call our box office on (03) 8688 0800.
Twelfth Night will be Audio Described on Tuesday 4 December, 6.30pm and Saturday 8 December, 2pm with a tactile tour at 1pm prior to the Saturday performance.
Captions are available via a screen for the performance on Thursday 6 December, 8pm