Twelfth Night | Critical Review by Robert Brustein

This literature criticism consists of approximately 4 pages of analysis & critique of Twelfth Night.
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Critical Review by Robert Brustein

SOURCE: Brustein, Robert. Review of Twelfth Night. New Republic 227, nos. 8-9 (August 2002): 28.

In the following review of Brian Kulick's 2002 staging of Twelfth Night at the open-air Delacorte Theatre in New York City's Central Park, Brustein contends that Kulick and his star-studded cast barely explored the depths of character and theme offered by Shakespeare's text.

The season being summer, it is time for Shakespeare, particularly Twelfth Night, which, along with As You Like It and A Midsummer Night's Dream, is a perennial favorite of outdoor festivals. In my time, I must have endured a hundred nights of Twelfth Night, one of them not that long ago in the very Delacorte Theater where the current version is being staged, the sole offering of the New York Shakespeare Festival's summer season. Like that previous production, which starred Michelle Pfeiffer and Jeff Goldblum, this...

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