Twelfth Night | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Malcolm Rutherford

This literature criticism consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis & critique of Twelfth Night.
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Critical Review by Malcolm Rutherford

SOURCE: "Operatic Twelfth Night," in Financial Times, March 2-3, 1991, p. XX.

Sir Peter Hall's production of Twelfth Night at the Play-house Theatre is remarkably pretty to look at. The dominant colours in the set are red and green: a tree with bright red apples, the windfalls lying on the grass. Nature spills over into the costumes. Sir Toby Belch appropriately has more than a touch of red about him. There is also the black and yellow of Malvolio.

Other characters are more flaxen. This is late summer or very early autumn. The Playhouse has a very tall stage which lends itself well to this display of colour schemes. There is a shade of opera rather than drama to the production.

Otherwise, this Twelfth Night is uneven. Since Sir Toby is played by Dinsdale Landen and Sir Andrew Aguecheek by...

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