The Guthrie Theatre production of William Shakespeare's comic masterpiece, Twelfth Night will close Aug. 6, as scheduled. The play returns to the Guthrie in repertory on Jan. 12, 2001.
Guthrie sources tell Playbill On-Line that tickets are still available for all remaining shows.
Starring Charles Keating (Malvolio) and Barbara Bryne (Feste), Twelfth Night has been transported by Guthrie artistic director Joe Dowling to take place in "Hollywood in the closing days of the Roaring '20s."
Also featured in the cast are Opal Alladin (Viola), Robert O. Berdahl (officer), Danyon Davis (Fabian), Mathew Detmer (attendant), Sean Michael Dooley (Valentine), Nathaniel Fuller (priest), Shawn Hamilton (sea captain), Peter Hermann (Orsino), Richard S. Iglewski (Sir Andrew Aguecheek), Bill McCallum (Antonio), Michael McCarty (Sir Toby Belch), Kathryn Meisle (Olivia), Marcus Quiniones (Curio), Daniel Sunjata (Sebastian) and Sally Wingert (Maria).
The production team comprises scenic designer Richard Hoover, costume designer Karyl Newman, lighting designer John Gisondi, choreographer/movement coach Marcela Lorca, sound designer Scott Edward, music director Anita Ruth, vocal coach Shane Ann Younts and dramaturg Michael Lupu. On Aug. 4, actor Michael York will attend a post performance discussion of the play that is free to the public. York will also be signing copies of hie new book, "A Shakespearean Actor Prepares." Tickets for Twelfth Night range from $16 - $42. Tickets to the Aug. 5 performance are still available. The post-performance discussion featuring Michael York is free. The Guthrie Lab is located at 700 North First Street in the Minneapolis Warehouse District. The Guthrie Theater ticket office is located at 725 Vineland Place, in Minneapolis. For more information or to purchase tickets or subscriptions, call (612) 377-2224 or (TTY) 377-6626. Outside Minnesota, call toll-free at (877) 447 8243.
-- By Murdoch McBride