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Or What You Will. Shakespeare comedy of mistaken identity, practical jokes and unrequited love. Rescued from a shipwreck the twins Viola and Sebastian arrive independently in Illyria, both thinking the other is drowned. Viola disguises herself as a boy and finds employment with the Duke who is in love with Olivia. Malvolio is the subject of a cruel joke played on him by Sir Toby Belch (yellow stockings cross-gartered) leading him to believe that Olivia loves him. But Olivia has fallen in love with the disguised Viola, while she is in love with the Duke (following it so far?!).Performers Tom McGovern (Orsino Duke of Illyria), Irene Macdougall (Olivia), Emily Pollet (Viola), Mark Kane (Sebastian), Stephen Docherty (Antonio), David Stothard (Valentine), Ann Louise Ross (Maria), John Bett (Sir Toby Belch), Robert Paterson (Sir Andrew Aguecheek), John Buick (Malvolio), Keith Fleming (Fabian), Thane Bettany (Feste).
Author Shakespeare. Corporate Sponsor Al-Maktoum Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies. Producer Dundee Rep. Director Dominic Hill. Design Tom Piper. Lighting Bruno Poet. Music Paddy Cunneen.
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