Bard in the Quad returns for its 17th season with William Shakespeare's beloved romantic comedy, Twelfth Night. The production runs August 4-7 and 11-14 in the Memorial Union Quad at 7:30 pm.
After a tragic shipwreck washes Viola onto the shores of Illyria, she disguises herself as a boy and works as page in the court of the besotted Duke Orsino. Emotions run high and Viola (in the guise of Cesario) soon finds herself as part of an unlikely love triangle between herself, the Duke, and the object of Orsino’s affection, Olivia, a beautiful Countess who has sworn off happiness so that she may appropriately mourn the loss of her brother. The story is further complicated by a lost twin, a household of wildly clever servants, and more suitors than Olivia can handle. One of Shakespeare’s most enduring comedies, Twelfth Night is a delightful tale full of music and romance that explores the foolish lengths we go to for the sake of love.
The Twelfth Night cast features OSU students Abrianna Aydee (Viola), Madeline Braun (Olivia), Sophie Brown (Fabian), Dylan Danielson (Antonio), Steven Evans-Renteria, (Sir Toby), Noah Fox (Sir Andrew), Mei Ming (Valentine/Company), Dmitri Rose (Feste), and Suzanne Schuyler (Curio/Company). OSU alums AJ Glessner (Sebastian), Matt Holland (Malvolio), Samantha Johnson (Maria), and Quintin Kirk (Orsino) also join the cast.
A box office facility located in the center of the MU Quad opens each performance evening at 6:30 pm. This is an outdoor performance and no seating is provided. Please bring blankets or lawn chairs and warm clothing. No late seating or late admission. Seating spots are first come, first serve, starting at 6:30 pm and picnics are encouraged.
Ticket prices are $17 General, $12 Students and Seniors, and $5 OSU Student and are available now for online purchases at bardinthequad.org, or call the Theatre Arts Box Office at 541-737-2784.
For more information call 541-737-2853
Sunday, August 14 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Memorial Union Quad (MU Quad)
2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, OR