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The Sun and the Moon: Shakespeare’s Lovers – Cygnet Theatre, Exeter

Writer: William Shakespeare Adaptor: Melissa Barrett Music: David Johnson Director: Sun &Moon Theatre Reviewer: Lucy Corley Armed with only a rail of costumes, a guitar and a single chair, two-person company Sun &Moon Theatre have set themselves the challenge of performing iconic scenes from nine Shakespeare plays in an hour-long tour through the various shades and forms in which the ...

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Smock Alley, Dublin

Writer: William Shakespeare Reviewer: Laura Marriott Purple Coat Productions have returned to Dublin’s Smock Alley theatre after last year’s triumphant Twelfth Nightwith a Shakespearean double-bill. Purple Coat are presenting both Hamlet andA Midsummer Night’s Dream on the Smock Alley Theatre stage. A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s best loved and most performed plays. This means that often the ...

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Twelfth Night – Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Jonathan Munby Music: Grant Olding Reviewer: May Mellstrom Music becomes truly integral to director Jonathan Munby’s beguiling production of Twelfth Night, building upon Shakespeare’s oft quoted line ‘If music be the food of love, play on’ and framed by the fool Feste’s haunting renditions of Shakespeare’s songs. Grant Olding’s compositions are performed by Brian Protheroe as ...

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Twelfth Night – Crucible, Sheffield

Writer: William Shakespeare Music: Grant Olding Director: Jonathan Munby Reviewer: Ruth Jepson “If music be the food of love…” There can’t be a member of the theatre-going public who isn’t able tocomplete that quote, and it’s one that English Touring Theatre have taken to heart in their production of Twelfth Night. Through piano melodies and acoustic guitars Shakespeare’s most famous ...

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Twelfth Night – Guildford Castle. Guildford

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Tom Littler Reviewer: Ann Bawtree William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night or What You Will is so well known that this preposterous plot is now perhaps one of the author’s popular comedies and a goodliterary romp. It is extraordinary to think that in the canon of his work the play falls chronologically between the great tragediesHamlet and Troilus ...

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The Twelfth Night – Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Wayne Jordan Reviewer: Monica Insinga Twelfth Night, The Abbey Theatre’s production in celebration of the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth, marks the return of Wayne Jordan to the Abbey to direct his first Shakespeare play for them. One of the most performed comedies of all time, Twelfth Night was last produced at the Abbey over 30 ...

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WHAT’S HOT : Week beginning Monday 24th March 2014

After a little break we are delighted to bring to you a larger and improved What’s Hot feature – bringing you the best shows from all over the UK &Ireland to catch in the coming week. Hopefully there is something for everyone in this week’s selection. If you go to see or have seen any of them, then let us ...

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Twelfth Night – Everyman Theatre, Liverpool

Writer: William Shakespeare Director: Gemma Bodinetz Reviewer: John Roberts The atmosphere was electric as the first press night in the impressive new Everyman Theatre on Liverpool’s Hope Street went underway. Here is a building that has been built from the ground up, its open spaces, brick walls, friendly staff and top of the range facilities still feel familiar, walking into ...

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