Twelfth Night | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Grenville Vernon

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

SOURCE: A review of Twelfth Night in The Commonweal, Vol. XXXIII, No. 7, December 6, 1940, p. 180.

If Twelfth Night has ever received a New York production in which the acting level was higher or the staging more vital, it has not been in the memory of my generation. There are many to thank for this, the real opening of the season of 1940-41. There are the Theatre Guild and Gilbert Miller for sponsoring it, Theresa Helburn and Lawrence Langner for supervising it, Stewart Chaney for designing the settings and costumes, Margaret Webster for directing it, and the magnificent cast for playing it. Twelfth Night is a play that needs to be produced with vivacity, yet with poetry; with humor, yet with romance. This Miss Webster has accomplished, and in accomplishing it clinches her position as our most vital and original Shakespearean director. But Miss Webster...

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