Second Life News: SL Shakespeare Company Performing “Twelfth Night”

November 12th, 2008  |  Published in Second Life News

The SL Shakespeare Company (SLSC) will perform a full ensemble performance of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night: Act 1 in a special short-run advance as part of their Fall Season 2008 repertoire. Opening on SLSC Thursday, November 13th (following a “sneak peek” on November 12th), the full-length Act 1 is the first part of the culmination of a summer’s worth of rehearsal-performances in SLSC’s tag-team staged reading series of Twelfth Night.

Maintaining their tradition of visual and theatrical extravagance, the mini production also introduces the use of multiple rotating sets, incognito animation preloading, global lighting and weather control to SLSC stagecraft technologies. Live dynamic camera control by the director fine-tunes the performance with a cinematic take, while international subtitles, the SLSC’s “Pay as you Will” philosophy, and the play’s location in the confluence of four island simulators of the SL Globe Theatre make the performance accessible to as many as possible.

Directed by Ina Centaur and Voice Directed by Enniv Zarf, the production stars MadameThespian Underhill, Joff Fassnacht, Prospero Frobozz, Ludo Merit, Maedin Tureaud, and Lorne Harlequin, as well as a motley cast of “silent actors” who help create a different variation of a background crowd with each dramatic changeover.

Mini Season schedule (All times SLT or GMT-8):
Wednesday, Nov 12 – 11 am “sneak peek”
Thursday, Nov 13 – high noon
Friday, Nov 14 – 1 PM
Saturday, Nov 15 – 2 pm – (ticketed)*
Sunday – no show
Monday, Nov 17 – high noon
Most of our shows at the SL Globe Theatre are free, but VIP/ticketed shows
charge a nominal admissions fee of L$500. The potential for a smaller audience may entice.

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