Sport For Jove Theatre Company Celebrates Shakespeare's 450th Birthday
Sport For Jove Theatre Company presents its largest indoor repertory season yet, to celebrate the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare.
Sport For Jove’s largest indoor repertory theatre season is a passionate celebration of Shakespeare’
Sport For Jove’s Twelfth Night is a hilarious and moving voyage of discovery performed to critical acclaim outdoors in 2012; the hit production was described by the Sydney Morning Herald as “…Ryan’s accomplished, clear and free-spirited production is the play entire...absolute clarity of intention from its performers…typified by generosity of spirit” (Jason Blake, SMH)
This production transports its audience with the insatiable spirit of a summer holiday right to the waters edge, and between heat and storms, idyll and ice-cream, we witness a ‘miracle’ – the restoration of family. Along the way, we are made to think of things that touch us close to home – the voice of refugees, stranded souls seeking asylum on islands of plenty, the thirst for revenge and the pains and pleasures of love. And as any family knows, on holidays, we never entirely escape our demons, indeed, we tend to pack them with us.
If you want something, go out and get it. Perhaps that’s not as easy as it sounds. Shakespeare tests it many times, all with disastrous results – Macbeth has a go and loses his head. Iago had it under control til he underestimated his wife. Edmund falls at the final hurdle. Cassius and Brutus have a spectacular crack at it but to no avail. Hamlet never really had a clue and Romeo and Juliet…well they never had a chance.
But in All’s Well That Ends Well Helena, Shakespeare’
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