Shakespeare reimagined in York Drama’s production of Twelfth Night
October 31, 2019
This past weekend, York drama performed “Twelfth Night”, their first production of the season. The musical was an adaptation of the Shakespeare play of the same name, and the cast focused on the theme of empathy throughout the rehearsal process.
“Twelfth Night” is about a woman who ends up shipwrecked on an unknown island. She believes her brother is dead, so she disguises as him in order to be hired as an assistant for the Duke Orsino. In her disguise, she discovers love and self-respect.