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Tim Finn writes new songs for Shakespeare’s dark comedy

A shipwreck sets in motion a wild and whimsical tale of mistaken identities, separated twins, rebellious servants, unrequited love and a pair of ridiculous yellow stockings. After the twelfth night, the land of Illyria will never be the same.

Washed ashore and separated from her twin brother, the plucky Viola must learn to survive alone in an exotic foreign country. Disguising herself as a man, she quickly becomes entangled in a web of amorous pursuits gone awry. As Cupid’s arrows send dukes and countesses running in disastrous directions, a wacky entourage of servants and drunken freeloaders watch on in amusement. All the while, Viola must fight to ensure nothing blows her cover.

Shakespeare’s hilarious and lovable characters are brought to life through all new songs by legendary composer Tim Finn (Ladies in Black, Split Enz, Crowded House) and a cast of comedic greats including Jason Klarwein, Christen O’Leary and Jessica Tovey.

“...a 400-plus year-old comedy [that] can still deliver the LOLs.” Time Out London

Cast includes Liz BuchananSandro ColarelliJason KlarweinKat McIntyreChristen O’LearyKurt PhelanBryan ProbetsColin SmithKevin Spink and Jessica Tovey.

Director Sam Strong
Composer Tim Finn
Music Supervision/Orchestration and Arrangements James Dobinson
Designer Tracy Grant Lord
Lighting Designer Ben Hughes
Sound Designer Michael Waters
Assistant Director Travis Dowling
Assistant Designer Vilma Mattila
Musicians include James Dobinson, Alanna Ritchie, Arun Roberts, Dominic Woodhead

  • Warning:

    This production contains haze, use of replica guns and electronic cigarettes. This performance also contains a brief moment of nudity (no frontal nudity).

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Pricing Guide

Sat 7:30pm Adult $88 Senior^ $83 Concession^^ $77
Mon to Fri Evenings Adult $85 Senior^ $81 Concession^^ $75 Youth^^^ $41
Wed 1pm & Sat 2pm Adult $76 Senior^ $69 Concession^^ $63 Youth^^^ $41
Preview Performances i Adult $56 Senior^ $56 Concession^^ $56 Youth^^^ $41
All performances exc. Sat 7:30pm & Previews i ADMISSION $59

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