Washed up on the shores of Illyria after a ship-wreck, Viola hides her true identity by disguising herself as a man. Finding a job – and love – at the court of Duke Orsino, Viola becomes muddled in mistaken identities when her disguise begins to cause more problems than it solves.
With some of Shakespeare’s most popular characters caught up in this outrageous tale of misadventure, join Malvolio, Maria and Feste as they argue, drink and trick their way through the wild world of Illyria.
The Royal Exchange will be filled with musical madness as Shakespeare’s rowdy comedy tackles questions of gender, identity, love and loneliness.
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