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Sweet Tea Shakespeare Hours: Twelfth Night Table Read, Part II


Led by Assistant Artistic Director, Claire Martin, Sweet Tea Shakespeare presents the next installment in our table read series: Twelfth Night. Only this time we invited our community, board members, and Patreon sustainers to join in and try their hand on the Shakespearean stage! Enjoy!

Twelfth Night, or What You Will is a romantic comedy by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written around 1601–1602 as a Twelfth Night’s entertainment for the close of the Christmas season. The play centres on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck. Viola (who is disguised as Cesario) falls in love with Duke Orsino, who in turn is in love with Countess Olivia. Upon meeting Viola, Countess Olivia falls in love with her thinking she is a man.

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