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12th NIGHTed

From 17 member  reviews
Members say: Entertaining, Funny, Dizzying, Disappointing, Cliched

About the show

All Out Arts' Fresh Fruit Festival presents an adaptation of Shakespeare's classic romantic comedy, updated to the swinging gay '60s in Little Italy, NYC. More…

Adapted from the Bard by Patrick Thomas McCarthy, '12th NIGHTed' catapults double sets of orphaned twins into Little Italy’s Palazzo Earnrighto, home to the widowed entrepreneur Olivia Ruttate Earnrighto and her wacky Italian family. Sexual confusion and mistaken identity run rampant as this wacky rom-com set on the 12th Night of Christmas 1967 whips its characters into a farcical frenzy.


Member Reviews (17)

MEMBERS SAY:

Entertaining, Funny, Dizzying, Disappointing, Cliched

75
Silly, Boisterous, Farcical, Gender-bending, Quirky

See it if you're up for a farcical LGBQT Shakespeare adaptation with a hyped up community theater energy. Clever script, big goofy performances.

Don't see it if A little long & location is remote but I really didn't mind. Haters on here should have read the description before accepting the invite.

75
Entertaining, Funny, Cliched

See it if You enjoy a good mistaken identity farce with plenty of sexual innuendo. You support the LGBTQ community and smaller productions.

Don't see it if You are looking for a highs scale production with an expensive set and wardrobe.

85
Entertaining, Hilarious, Great acting, Funny, Delightful

See it if You enjoy a good comedy based on a Shakespearean play. You don't have to like Shakespeare to love this.

Don't see it if You don't like comedy and comical situations.

79
Entertaining, Funny, Quirky, Refreshing, Fun

See it if You enjoy a comedic, modern take on Shakespeare

Don't see it if You're looking for traditional Shakespeare and don't enjoy comedy.


July 18th, 2016
“Hands down, Patrick Thomas McCarthy has written a slam-dunk retelling of Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’...The members of the ensemble cast uniformly deliver well-developed outrageous characters...Director Patrick Aran keeps the antics moving along; however, there is room for a quicker pace at tim...
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