Emma Rice staged Twelfth Night as her exit production from the main stage of Shakespeare's Globe last year after an all-too-brief tenure as its artistic director, and now Kwame Kwei-Armah chooses the play, too, to make his debut as artistic director at the Young Vic. Though their productions couldn't be more different, they both take their cue from Orsino's opening line: "If music be the food... Read more
Twelfth Night, The Young Vic
Shakespeare meets his match as brass bands and Beyoncé weave through this enchanting musical adaptation of Twelfth Night, with music and lyrics by the critically acclaimed songwriter Shaina Taub.
Young Vic artistic director Kwame Kwei-Armah and Oskar Eustis co-direct this technicolour celebration of love in all its forms, following a run at the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park.
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