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TWELFTH NIGHT at The Old Zoo in Griffith Park

 

TWELFTH NIGHT - FINAL - 2Deborah Klugman – LA Weekly

In Elizabethan England, the twelve days of Christmas were festivity days – none more so that the twelfth  when the partying could get really crazy and masters and servants, in a frenzy of masquerade, would sometimes exchange roles. It’s from this tradition that Shakespeare is assumed to have derived the title for Twelfth Night, along with the name Feste, the appellation for the play’s  wonderfully wise fool. Read more…