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Twelfth Night

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The Plaxall Gallery

5-25 46th Avenue

Queens, NY 11101

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8 Actors, Infinite Possibilities

Join us for a unique Twelfth Night celebration where a traditional Twelfth Night cake determines who plays what role in Shakespeare’s beloved comedy. Ring in the new year with a joyous, one-of-a-kind event that will never be the same twice.

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Now, now the mirth comes,
With the cake full of plums,
Where Bean’s the king of the sport here;
Besides we must know,
The pea also
Must revel, as queen, in the court here.

Begin then to choose,
This night as ye use,
Who shall for the present delight here,
Be a king by the lot,
And who shall not
Be Twelfth-day queen for the night here.

– Robert Herrick, Twelfe Night

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This production of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, led by actor-manager Montgomery Sutton (Twelfth Night at Shakespeare’s Globe; Much Ado About Nothing with Rude Grooms) is produced in partnership with Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery (5-25 46th Avenue, LIC) and sponsored by Mikkeller Brewing NYC. Performances begin at 7:30pm with a Twelfth Night Party beginning at 6:30pm each night for VIP ticket holders featuring a variety of musical guests to be announced.

Twelfth Night is one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies, where a loveable cast of misfits are thrust into chaos through love, lust, and loss. In this play where “nothing that is so, is so,” assumptions and aspirations about identity are flipped on their heads as the “whirligig of time brings in his revenges.”

In this limited, immersive production, the play itself erupts out of a Twelfth Night Party inspired by the structure of an Elizabethan Twelfth Night Festival -- live music, refreshment, games, and other performances begin at 6:30pm for VIP ticket holders, culminating in the cutting of a Twelfth Night Cake just before the performance. The tradition of the Twelfth Night Cake emerged during the time of Henry VIII: in the cake are hidden a dried bean and a dried pea; one audience member will cut the cake into slices and give them to the actors. Whichever actor discovers the dried bean will play the Duke Orsino in that evening’s performance, and whichever actor discovers the dried pea will play the Countess Olivia.

Join us for a one-of-a-kind experience filled with laughter, music, and -- of course -- cake.



TICKET TYPES

Groundling - $10

  • Standing throughout the pre-show and performance
  • Standard admission for the full pre-show festival starting at 7:15pm
  • Pre-order a commemorative Rude Grooms mug filled with Mulled Wine for $10 in advance (normally $15)

Reserved Seat - $25

  • Reserved seat for extended sections of the performance
  • Standard admission for the full pre-show festival starting at 7:15pm
  • Pre-order a commemorative Rude Grooms mug filled with Mulled Wine for $10 in advance (normally $15)

VIP - $35

  • Reserved seat for extended sections of the performance
  • Early admission for the full pre-show festival starting at 6:30pm
  • Pre-order a commemorative Rude Grooms mug filled with Mulled Wine for $10 in advance (normally $15)

Master of the Fest - $100

  • Cut the cake & give out the slices to determine who plays what role
  • Commission a Short Play or Sonnet to be read during the Festival
  • Commemorative mug and a glass of mulled wine included
  • Reserved seat for extended sections of the performance
  • Early admission for the full pre-show festival starting at 6:30pm


PLEASE NOTE

  • This production will involve movement and periods of standing for all audience members: Groundling Tickets are for standing throughout the performance; Reserved Seat and VIP admission does offer seats for several long stretches of the show, but even those require experiencing a few ~10 minute sections of the play on your feet.
  • We are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all audience members. If you have mobility issues that make standing for several minutes at a stretch impossible or unpleasant, please reach out to us at twelfthnight@rudegrooms.com and we will find a way to accomodate you!


COLLABORATING ARTISTS

Actor-Manager
Montgomery Sutton*

Also Featuring
Dhruv Iyengar
Rachael Jenison*
Anjili Pal
Laura Piccoli
Deb Radloff*
Basit Shittu
Teddy Yudain*

Stage Manager
Andrea Miller*

Assistant Director
Brian Demar Jones

Associate Producer
Calley Luman

Dance Choreographer
Bridget Bose

Costume Designer
Laura Piccoli

Original Music by
Basit Shittu

Produced in Partnership with
Long Island City Artists at the Plaxall Gallery

Sponsored by
Mikkeller Brewing NYC

* These Actors and Stage Manager are appearing courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association. Equity Approved Showcase

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The Plaxall Gallery

5-25 46th Avenue

Queens, NY 11101

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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