When identical twins wash upon the shore of Ilyria confusion, mistaken identities and misplaced infatuations are sure to follow in this delightful comedy. The shipwrecked twins Viola and Sebastian, each believing the other dead, make their separate ways to the court of Duke Orsinio. Viola protects herself by disguising herself as a boy, Cesario, and enters the Duke's services. He pines for Lady Olivia, but she becomes smitten with the messenger, the disguised Viola, who has herself developed stirrings for the Duke. Add in another suitor, a scheming uncle and the arrival of Sebastian and the hilarious confusion reaches its climax. A wonderful play that is one of Shakespeare's most popular and performed comedies.
Good and Mad by Rebecca Traister is an enthralling history of women and anger. How anger has been enflamed, ignored, utilized, and reinterpreted. If you're mad, read this. If you ain't mad, you're not paying attention. F-ing great!!