Twelfth Night – Performance Rights
Written by William Shakespeare
Adapted by Dale Ahlquist
18 Total Roles | 11 Males | 5 Females | 2 Either
Viola and Sebastian are twins. After being separated in a shipwreck, Viola looks for work by dressing as a man and visiting Duke Orsino. She falls in love with Orsino, but he has her deliver love letters to Olivia, who then falls in love with Viola, believing her to be a man. There is also a side plot with some pranksters who write a fake letter to Malvolio, one of Olivia’s suitors, informing him of Olivia’s tastes in ridiculous fashion.