n Shakespeare in Southern Africa - : The Port Elizabeth Shakespearean Festival, February 2004 : theatre review

Volume 16, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1011-582X



Extracted from text ... Theatre Reviews TWELFTH NIGHT : The Port Elizabeth Shakespearean Festival. Mannville Open Air Theatre, 18 February 2004. LAURENCE WRIGHT Twelfth Night is one of the theatrical world's favourite Shakespeares. It is an ensemble piece with a plethora of rich, telling roles. Only eccentrics fail to respond. One of the most famous of these was Samuel Pepys, who saw the play at least three times and called it 'one of the weakest plays I ever saw on the stage'. He was wrong, and the Shakespeare Festival production at Mannville proves it once again. This year Mannville sported one of those balmy ..

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