The full title of the play is Twelfth Night, or What You Will.Subtitles for plays were fashionable in the Elizabethan era, and though some editors place The Merchant of Venice ' s alternative title, The Jew of Venice, as a subtitle, this is the only Shakespeare play to bear one when first published.
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Twelfth Night—an allusion to the night of festivity preceding the Christian celebration of the Epiphany—combines love, confusion, mistaken identities, and… Act 1, scene 1 At his court, Orsino, sick with love for the Lady Olivia, learns from his messenger that she is grieving for…
Late Night Shakes. 10:30PM on June 11, June 25, July 9, and July 23 The Louisville Improvisors return for a 7 th year with Late Night Shakes on select Saturdays bringing late night improvised Shakespeare plays created from audience suggestions. Louisville Ballet. Shakespeare in Dance: As You Like It. Directed by Roger Creel. August 3-7
Oct 25, 1996 · Twelfth Night: Directed by Trevor Nunn. With Imogen Stubbs, Steven Mackintosh, Nicholas Farrell, Sidney Livingstone. Shakespeare's comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves.
The Guinness Book of Records lists 410 feature-length film and TV versions of William Shakespeare ' s plays, making Shakespeare the most filmed author ever in any language.   As of June 2020 [update] , the Internet Movie Database lists Shakespeare as having writing credit on 1,500 films, including those under production but not yet ...
While William Shakespeare’s reputation is based primarily on his plays, he became famous first as a poet. With the partial exception of the Sonnets (1609), quarried since the early 19th century for autobiographical secrets allegedly encoded in them, the nondramatic writings have traditionally been pushed to the margins of the Shakespeare industry.