Twelfth Period, or Not Another Twelfth Night

An experimental, multi-space, theatrical production from William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and high school, circa 1999.

 

Set in Illyria Preparatory Academy - “Where some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them.”

Collaborators

Performing Artists


Tyson Cole...........................Andrew Aguecheek
Francesca Ferrari................Maria Smith
Katy Keating........................Mal Olio
Andrew Kuhlman.................Toby Belch
Erik Kuhn.............................Valentine Walter
Erin Renee Roberts.............Olivia Davenport
Amanda Wales....................Sebastian Horowitz/Viola
Jonah Walker.......................Dude Orsino
Anna Skidis Vargas..............Mrs. Melanie Feste, etc.

Production Team

Jimmy Bernatowicz: Stage Manager

Katy Keating: Dramaturgy

Erik Kuhn: Lighting Designer

Ryan Lawson-Maeske: Production Intern

Halley Robertson: Audience Wrangler

Lex Ronan: Assistant Stage Manager

Gabe Taylor: Director, Production Designer, Sound Designer

Production History

2017 April 19-May 6: Centene Center for the Arts Ballroom

Press & Recognition

2018 St. Louis Theatre Circle Award nomination - Outstanding New Play
2018 St. Louis Theatre Circle Award nomination - Outstanding Ensemble in Drama

Mark Bretz, "ERA's 'Twelfth Period' Shows How Shakespeare Remains Relevant Today" in Ladue News

Richard Green in Talkin' Broadway

Tina Farmer, "Infusing pure comedy with a serious contemporary undertone helps 'Twelfth Period' stand out among adaptations" in KDHX

Judith Newmark, "'Twelfth Period' takes Shakespeare to high school" in St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Michelle Kenyon, "Shakespeare Meets the 90s in Clever but Uneven 'Twelfth Period'" in Snoop's Theatre Thoughts

Ann Lemons Pollack in St. Louis Eats and Drinks

Gerry Kowarsky & Bob Wilcox on Two on the Aisle

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