Twelth Night - Olga Botea 5/3/2011 Write Up of...

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Olga Botea 5/3/2011 Write Up of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night I came to this performance with a negative mindset thinking that it would be rather bor- ing and set in the typical dry Shakespearian tone. I was wrong; the play was more colorful and vibrant than I thought possible. When I think of a typical Shakespeare production, I instantly pic- ture a plump man dressed in highly decorated and embroidered clothing with pouffy sleeves speaking pompously in old english. This play was nothing like I had imagined. What the director has done to make this play a considerable amount more enjoyable was set it up in the years of the 1920’s complete with fitting music and costumes. I have seen Twelfth Night performed in the past in different ways. After all, it is the story of Viola posing as her brother that is the heart of the story; it is not the time period in which it happened; Illyria can be anywhere and anytime. This was demonstrated to me when somebody
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