twelfth night

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Rodenbeek 1 Rodenbeek, Caitlin Harper 7 March 2008 Twelfth Night A high concept play is that in which the idea is to have a new, often unexpected reading of a familiar text or story. Director Jocelyn Buckner definitely put this idea to action in the unique styling of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night . From the change of the setting to the role of the Duchess from Duke, the audience is in for a rather confusing interpretation of an already perplexing story. I have a feeling that it was not only the Introduction to Theatre students having difficulty trying to grasp the changes in the storyline and vision of the director. However, the set, costuming, lighting, and some of the actors helped to make the play much more interesting to connect with. Storyville, New Orleans, Louisiana in 1919 is where and when the audience meets the cast of Twelfth Night . It may be somewhat conflicting as the script is never changed to accommodate for these adjustments, but there are obvious indications that this is what the
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