In this musical adaptation of William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, Viola, shipwrecked on the strange island of Illyria and separated from her twin brother, Sebastian, disguises herself as a boy to serve the duke Orsino, who is in love with the fair Olivia, leading to all manner of comic and romantic complications.
Opening Night Production Credits
|Patricia Birch||Musical Staging|
|Eldon Elder||Scenic Design|
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Drama Desk Award
|1977||Outstanding Actress in a Musical||Catherine Cox||Nominee|
|1977||Outstanding Choreography||Patricia Birch||Nominee|
|1977||Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical||Daniel Ben-Zali||Nominee|
|1977||Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical||Christopher Hewett||Nominee|