Twelfth Night | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Clive Barnes

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Critical Review by Clive Barnes

SOURCE: "Kathleen Widdoes Shines in Ontario Twelfth Night," in The New York Times, June 12, 1975, p. 29.

David Jones's staging of Twelfth Night proved to be a beauty—one of the lightest, most luminous and elegant things to be seen in Stratford for some years.

David Jones is one of the two directors of the Royal Shakespeare Company in Britain—he triumphantly staged Gorky's Summer Folk and Love's Labour's Lost for the company at the Brooklyn Academy of Music this season—and in this Twelfth Night he escapes from the Canadian tradition of Guthrie into something far more substantial and poetic.

Mr. Jones is like Mr. Phillips, one of the newstyle British classics directors who are original without being outlandish and place the simple, yet imaginative interpretation of the playwright's...

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