Bard to Go, features 6 actors playing multiple roles. It's a fast-paced, lively production featuring scenes and songs from one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies, Twelfth Night. After surviving a shipwreck, young noblewoman Viola disguises herself as a boy and becomes a servant to Duke Orsino. Orsino tasks his new servant with carrying his love letters to the beautiful Countess Olivia. Hilarity ensues when Olivia falls in love with the servant, not realizing the object of her affections is really Viola in disguise. Bard to Go is part of the educational outreach programs of Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival which reaches thousands of Michigan students each year. Bard to Go: Twelfth Night will be touring Michigan secondary schools in October and November. Over it's 15 years, Bard to Go has also performed in the Caribbean, Europe, Canada & China. Come see the production that has been traveling the world! Performances: Sats, Sep 29 & Oct 6 @ Noon & 1 PM by the Blue Bridge (west side).
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About Grand Valley Shakespeare Festival
This production is directed by GVSU theatre professor Dennis Henry. The cast consists of GVSU undergrads Christa Wright, Quiana Flynn, Ryan Patten Justin Helou, Jacob Miller and Henry Morris. The stage manager is Katelyn Bonnano. The dramaturg and producer is Katherine Mayberry. The Executive Director of Grand Valley Shakespeare is Dr. James Bell.