A Preview to Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Twelfth Night (Video)

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William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, starring Tony Award winner Brian Dennehy (Long Day's Journey Into Night, Death of a Salesman) as Toby Belch and Stephen Ouimette (Broadway's La Bête) as Andrew Aguecheek, is directed by Tony Award-winning director Des McAnuff (The Who's Tommy) and plays in repertory at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. Here, Playbill.com offers a glimpse into the performance.

The William Shakespeare play officially opened July 15 and will run thorough Oct. 28. Here is how Stratford describes the Shakespeare classic: "Shipwrecked on the coast of Illyria, Viola adopts male disguise and enters the service of Duke Orsino, only to find herself part of a triangle of unrequited love. Meanwhile, in the household of the Countess Olivia, Sir Toby Belch and his unruly companions trick Olivia’s strict and disapproving steward, Malvolio, into believing that she loves him."

The cast also features Tom Rooney as Malvolio, Andrea Runge as Viola, Sara Topham as Olivia, Ben Carlson as Feste, Trent Pardy as Sebastian, Cara Ricketts as Marla, Mike Shara as Orsino, Michael Blake as Antonio, Juan Chloran as Fabian, Ryan Field as Valentine, Roy Lewis as Priest, Stephen Russell as First Officer, Jaz Sealey as Curio, Timothy D. Stickney as Sea-Captain and Merlin Williams, Brad Canning and Holly Shephard as Musicians.

To check out a preview to Twelfth Night, look below:

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