Wilkes University Theatre presenting Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ April 14 through 17 at Dorothy Dickson Darte Center
WILKES-BARRE — In recognition of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, Wilkes University will present his comedy of shipwrecks, love triangles and mistaken identity.
Directed by Wilkes Assistant Professor of Performing Arts Jon Liebetrau, Wilkes University Theatre presents “Twelfth Night” or “What You Will” at 8 p.m. April 14 through 16 and 2 p.m. April 17 at the Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts, located at the corner of South Street and West River Street.
The play follows shipwreck survivor, Viola, who, disguised as a man, befriends Duke Orsino and falls in love with him. The Duke loves Olivia, who does not reciprocate his love, because she is in mourning, and Olivia becomes smitten with Cesario, Viola’s alter ego.
General admission is $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors and free for all Wilkes students, faculty and staff with school ID. For more information, call the box office at 570-408-4540.
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