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Set aboard a cruise liner in the 1920s, this musical version of Shakespeare's classic comedy explores love, laughter and mistaken identity.
Address:The Rose Playhouse
56 Park Street
Post code:SE1 9AR
Tickets:£17.50 full/£15 concession
Telephone:020 7261 9565
DescriptionShakespeare meets Postmodern Jukebox in a musical version of one of his best loved comedies, set on a cruise liner at the height of the roaring twenties. On the SS Illyria two campaigns are being quietly waged – one by the lovesick Duke Orsino against the heart of the indifferent Olivia; the other by an alliance of servants and hangers-on against the highhandedness of her steward, the pompous Malvolio. When Orsino engages the cross-dressed Viola to plead with Olivia on his behalf, a hilarious and bittersweet chain of events follows. Featuring a live jazz band performing music by Rihanna, Britney Spears, Radiohead, Michael Jackson and many more…
By Tube:London Bridge, Cannon Street, and Southwark tube stations are all within 10 minutes walking distance
By Train:London Bridge station is within 10 minutes walking distance
Access for wheelchair users