By Kenneth Jones
25 Oct 2011
|Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann|
The film will be produced and directed by Barry Avrich, who also produced the Ontario festival's films of Caesar and Cleopatra in 2008 and The Tempest in 2010.
As reported, Twelfth Night features Brian Dennehy as Sir Toby Belch, Stephen Ouimette as Sir Andrew Aguecheek, Tom Rooney as Malvolio, Andrea Runge as Viola and Sara Topham as Olivia, with Ben Carlson as Feste, Trent Pardy as Sebastian, Cara Ricketts as Maria and Mike Shara as Orsino.
The music of Twelfth Night, written by McAnuff and Michael Roth, has been released on CD and is also available for download on CD Baby.
General director Antoni Cimolino said, "These screenings give people across Canada a taste of what we do here in Stratford and an opportunity to see some of this country's finest artists at work."
The Stratford Shakespeare Festival's 2011 season runs until Nov. 6, featuring Camelot, Twelfth Night, The Misanthrope, The Grapes of Wrath, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Homecoming.