Twelfth Night

Twelfth Night

by William Shakespeare

12 November 2018 — 9 January 2019

Southbank Theatre, The Sumner

Mistaken identities, love triangles and elaborate pranks – Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy comes to the stage in a dazzling new production.

Approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes, including a 20-minute interval

Standing Room tickets may be available, please phone the Southbank Theatre Box Office on 8688 0800.

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Mistaken identities, love triangles and elaborate pranks – Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy comes to the stage in a dazzling new production by one of Australia’s most acclaimed directors, Simon Phillips (MacbethPriscilla Queen of the Desert, the Musical), featuring music by Kate Miller-Heidke and Keir Nuttall (Muriel’s Wedding The Musical) and lavish set design & period costumes by Gabriela Tylesova (Love Never Dies).

You can also download a copy of the show programme for Twelfth Night before you head to the theatre, and a range of other information about the show – from interviews to podcasts – can be found throughout the season here at mtc.com.au/backstage

 

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Accessibility

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  • Wheelchair Accessible

  • Hearing Assistance

  • Audio Described

  • Tactile Tour

  • Open Captioning

Performance Type Performance Date(s)
Audio Described Tuesday 4 December at 6.30pm
Saturday 8 December at 2pm
Tactile Tour At 1pm, prior to the Saturday 8 December 2pm performance

Open Captioning
via screen
Thursday 6 December at 8pm
This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

‘Twelfth Night is a lustrous and laugh-out-loud funny entertainment and will be one of the summer’s hot tickets for good reason.’

The Age
This is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars

‘Audiences will fall in love with this MTC production ... a delightful end-of-year romp for theatre enthusiasts and dabblers alike.’

Limelight Magazine
This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

‘full of melody, comic invention and brightness of spirit’

Herald Sun
This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

‘a solid gold feel-good show’

Time Out
This is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars

‘A worthy festive season romp delivered by consummate professionals’

ArtsHub
This is rated 4.5 out of 5 stars

‘Shakespearean comedy of the highest order’

Theatre People
This is rated 4 out of 5 stars

‘sumptuously realised and so effortlessly staged’

Australian Book Review
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Caleb Alloway

Sebastian

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Roderick Cairns

Sea Captain / Musician / Ensemble

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Tamsin Carroll

Maria

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Russell Dykstra

Malvolio

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Esther Hannaford

Viola

Anthony Harkin

Anthony Harkin

Antonio / Musician / Ensemble

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Colin Hay

Feste

Richard Piper

Richard Piper

Sir Toby Belch

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Alec Steedman

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Christie Whelan Browne

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Frank Woodley

Sir Andrew Aguecheek

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Lachlan Woods

Orsino

Simon Phillips

Simon Phillips

Director

Gabriela Tylesova

Gabriela Tylesova

Set & Costume Designer

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Nick Schlieper

Lighting Designer

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Kate Miller-Heidke

Composer

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Keir Nuttall

Composer

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Ian McDonald

Musical Director & Additional Composition

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Leith McPherson

Voice & Dialect Coach

Chris Twyman

Chris Twyman

Associate Lighting Designer

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Sophie Woodward

Assistant Costume Designer

The Sumner

140 Southbank Boulevard

Southbank, Victoria 3006