Twelfth Night

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 10TH FEBRUARY 2013

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Twelfth NightThe Apollo Theatre welcomes back Mark Rylance, whose stunning performance in Jerusalem bowled over audiences in London and New York, for one of Shakespeare's most beloved comedies. The actor returns to the Bankside theatre to starring in an all-male award-winning production of Twelfth Night by Original Practices following a three-week run earlier in the autumn at The Globe. Rylance plays Olivia in the production, reviving a role he took on ten years ago when the show premiered in 2002. With a celebrated cast in some of Shakespeare's most loved roles you can expect comedy, cruelty and plenty of cross-dressing in this bittersweet production about two teams battling within the house of Olivia. On one hand, the lovesick lord Orsino plots against the heart of indifferent Olivia. On the other hand, a vexed alliance of servants scheme against her steward Malvolio (portrayed deliciously by Stephen Fry). Transporting you right back to 1601 with traditional Shakespearian costume, music and dance, Twelfth Night is part of Shakespeare's Globe's 'The Play's the Thing' season and runs concurrently with Richard III at the same venue.

 

About Apollo Theatre

The first West End theatre of the Edwardian Age, the Apollo has a pleasingly over-the-top design that takes in facades, statuary, and a gypsy coat-of-arms that was intended to bring good luck. Vertigo sufferers may wish to know that the balcony at the Apollo is said to be the highest in London, a design that was intended to improve the acoustic for musicals. More about Apollo Theatre

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Twelfth Night  Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, 2002. Photo by John Tramper  

   
Twelfth Night - Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, 2002. Photo by John Tramper

Twelfth Night Mark Rylance as Olivia in Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe, 2002. Photo by John Tramper 

LondonTown.com - Twelfth Night Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Brewer Street NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    The AudienceThe AudienceThe AudienceKristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen in an updated version of The Audience, the role which Helen Mirren originally starred in last year. While Scott Thomas takes on the regal role in London, Helen Mirren reprises the role on Broadway at the same time. Peter Morgan's Olivier Award-winning drama - "the first surefire, unstoppable hit of the year" las2015-07-04T14:30:00+01002015-07-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Apollo Theatre, 29  Shaftesbury Avenue      W1D 7EZ
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    event > Theatre > Dramas
    DATES  21st April to 25th July 2015
    VENUE  Apollo Theatre 
    Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen in an updated version of The Audience, the role which Helen Mirren originally starred in last year. While Scott Thomas takes on the regal role in London, Helen Mirren reprises the role on Broadway at the same time. Peter Morgan's Olivier Award-winning drama - "the first surefire, unstoppable hit of the year" las... More about this event
     
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