July 22, 2024

ACT presents TWELFTH NIGHT (OR WHAT YOU WILL) by William Shakespeare

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Attleboro Community Theatre (ACT) celebrates the Bard’s recent 460th birthday and concludes its 66th season with William Shakespeare’s TWELFTH NIGHT (OR WHAT YOU WILL), directed by Jay Burns. Separated from her twin brother Sebastian in a shipwreck, Viola disguises herself as a boy named Cesario, and becomes a servant to the Duke Orsino. Orsino sends her to woo the Countess Olivia on his behalf, but Olivia instead falls in love with Cesario. Meanwhile Olivia’s drunk uncle, Sir Toby Belch, and his friend, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, cause havoc to the chagrin of Malvolio, Olivia’s steward. Soon Sebastian returns and causes even more confusion, chaos, and comedy.

PERFORMANCE DATES & TIMES

• Friday, May 31, 8PM
• Saturday, June 1, 8PM
• Sunday, June 2, 2PM
• Friday, June 7, 8PM
• Saturday, June 8, 8PM
• Sunday, June 9, 2PM
• Friday, June 14, 8PM
• Saturday, June 15, 8PM
• Sunday, June 16, 2PM

CAST & CREW Orsino (Jacqueline Sophia), Viola/Cesario (Nicolina “Nikki” Akraboff), Sebastian (Abbie Levinson), Antonio (Anthony Medeiros), Feste (Melanie Carrazzo), Olivia (Emily Rizza), Maria (Ruthie Winters), Sir Toby Belch (Alex Panagopoulos), Sir Andrew Aguecheek (JC Wallace), Malvolio (Michael Pugliese), Fabian (Marissa Simas), Valentine (Emily “Emmy” Lamarre), Curio (Marisa Melo), A Sea Captain and Priest (Stephanie Geddes), Olivia’s Attendant and Officer 1 (Abby Fratus), Officer 2 (Charlie Lamb); Directed by Jay Burns; Assistant Directed by Carrie Kayan and Chris Lucier; Stage Managed by Shannon McMillan; Original Music and Musical Direction by Joey Kayan; Light Design by Douglas Greene, Kaylee Martinez, and Alex Terreault; Set by Tammy England; Costumes and Props by Jeanne Smith

ACT is located in the Ezekiel Bates Masonic Lodge at 71 North Main St, Attleboro, MA 02703

Tickets are available online at www.attleborocommunitytheatre.net/purchase-tickets 

For information/reservations, call (508) 226-8100 or visit our Facebook Page @ Attleboro Community Theatre or our web page @ www.attleborocommunitytheatre.net 

Doors open 1 hour prior to showtime. Please arrive at least 15 minutes before the show starts.

Press inquiries: attleborocommunitytheatreACT@gmail.com 

ABOUT ACT
Now in its 66th season, Attleboro Community Theatre (ACT) is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the arts to the city of Attleboro as well as other towns and cities in Massachusetts and Rhode Island since 1957. ACT has a handicapped-accessible home at the Ezekiel Bates Masonic Lodge in the heart of Attleboro on 71 North Main Street. We thank Attleboro, as well as our patrons from all of the surrounding communities, for their support over the years and invite you to come join us and be a part of Attleboro Community Theatre. All ages are welcome in our theater family.


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