Viola is in love with Orsino, who is in love with Olivia, who is in love with Cesario, who really is Viola. Welcome to the country of Illyria, where the fool of the court is the least foolish of all!
Launch Pad Theatre Company presents Twelfth(ish) Night, adapted from William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. Elegantly cut to an hour. Tastefully fitted to the castle. Perfectly tailored for Season 3 of Launch Pad’s Bard in the Ballroom series.
A fresh take on classic plays with a Kingdom for a stage.
You are invited to come in your snazziest cocktail attire and enjoy half an hour of classy entertainment and a glass of bubbly, followed by a beautiful re-imagining of one of the Bard's most well-loved comedies during this effervescent parlour evening. March 28 - April 14, 2018 from Wednesday to Saturday at 7:30pm.
Following sold out runs of their productions, RED DEATH and Radio, Mistletoe & My Man Godfrey; “Pick of the Fringe” and “M Award” winners, Launch Pad Theatre Co. will bring in the spring with this feverish, fast paced farce, perfectly tailored to the Ballroom of Victoria's only Kingdom for a stage. Cocktail attire is encouraged (no stilettos please).
Adapted and Directed by David Radford & Christina Patterson (Tara Firm and the Lunar War Chronicles, Much (Less) Ado About Nothing), this fresh take on Twelfth Night stars the husband and wife team of Patterson (Lieutenant Nun) and Radford, and a powerhouse cast of Victoria actors; Ian Case (Giggling Iguana Theatre Co), Griffin Lea (Rocky Horror Show, Hedwig & the Angry Inch), Connie McConnell (The Girl in the Goldfish Bowl), Cam Culham (The Prisoner of Second Avenue) and Jared Gowen & Graham Croft (Arkenham Abbey). With FOLEY by Emma Dickerson, and costumes designed by Martha Burd, to woo you in this waggish and witty farce.
It's not Shakespeare as it would have been seen. It's Shakespeare as it should have been seen!
Bard with Bubbly Wine $36 | Bard with Bubbly Water $32
Castle members will receive a discount on ticket price.
Craigdarroch Castle. 1050 Joan Cres. Victoria, BC. Doors open at 7:20pm
Tickets: thecastle.ca or 250-592-5323
*Please note, the Castle boasts a beautiful oak staircase containing 87 stairs to the 4th floor ballroom with no elevator or ramps.
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A graduate of the UVic acting program, Ian has appeared on many Vancouver Island stages. He is a well-known local director, arts advocate and supporter. Ian is the Director of the Farquhar Auditorium and Ceremonies and Events at UVic. He founded Giggling Iguana Productions and produced a successful run of Halloween shows at Craigdarroch Castle ... more info