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National Theatre Live: Twelfth Night

Location: Ethel M. Barber Theater, 30 Arts Circle Drive, Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts (Map it)

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By William Shakespeare
Starring Tamsin Greig
Directed by Simon Godwin

A ship is wrecked on the rocks. Viola is washed ashore but her twin brother Sebastian is lost. Determined to survive on her own, she steps out to explore a new land. So begins a whirlwind of mistaken identity and unrequited love. The nearby households of Olivia and Orsino are overrun with passion. Even Olivia's upright housekeeper Malvolia is swept up in the madness. Where music is the food of love, and nobody is quite what they seem, anything proves possible.

Simon Godwin (NT Live: Man and Superman) directs this joyous new production with Tamsin Greig (Friday Night Dinner, Black Books, Episodes) as a transformed Malvolia. an ensemble cast that includes Daniel Rigby (Flowers, Jericho), Tamara Lawrence (Undercover), Doon Mackichan (Smack the Pony) and Daniel Ezra (The Missing, Undercover).

Running Time: 3hrs and 30mins
Rating: Suitable for 12 years old and up

Part of the Stage on Screen series.

The Best of International Theatre Captured Live for the Big Screen!

Now in its sixth year, the Wirtz Center proudly presents National Theatre Live, the best in British Theater captured live for the big screen. New this year, from the stages of Russia’s greatest theater companies, the Stage Russia HD series brings the mastery of Russian theater to Western cinema audiences.

Box Office: 847-491-7282
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Ticket Information

Tickets: $20 general public, $16 NU Employee or $10 full-time student (Under 30 with current ID).