COMING TO THE JMT STAGE IN 2020!!
A musical adaptation of William Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT
Conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah & Shaina Taub
Music and Lyrics by Shania Taub
The rights for this ground-breaking show have just been released and JMT will be the first in the area to bring it to the local stage!
Named by Time, The Hollywood Reporter and The Washington Post as one of the best theatrical productions of 2018, Twelfth Night is a contemporary musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic romantic comedy about mistaken identity and self-discovery.This musical retelling features a large and diverse cast of all ages and is set to an original jazz-funk score.
Twelfth Night tells the story of Viola, a young heroine who washes up on the shores of Illyria, disguises herself as a man, is sent to court a countess and falls hard for a Duke. As she navigates this strange and wonderful new land, she finds her true self and true love in the process.
Stay tuned for Audition info which will be posted in the Fall!
Check out the below montage from 2018's production of The Public Works' Musical Adaptation of TWELFTH NIGHT. This contemporary musical retelling of the Shakespeare classic features a large and diverse cast of all ages and is set to an energetic jazz-funk score.
MONTAGE LINK: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoOXOFwIJvM&feature=youtu.be
DIRECTED BY DEB SCHRAGER
PRODUCED BY JENNIFER BERGER & CAROLYN RILEY
MUSIC / VOCAL DIRECTION EMILY ERB & KONNIE STARK
CHOREOGRAPHY CINDY PAUL COLE
TWELFTH NIGHT is presented by arrangement with The Musical Company, a Concord Theatricals Company, 229 West 28th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 1001. www.themusicalcompany.com. Phone (212) 598-2204. Email: email@example.com.
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