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Essential Theatre Group Presents TWELFTH NIGHT: A Folk Musical in NY International Fringe Festival, 8/9-22

The classic comedy of shipwrecked siblings and the hilarity that ensues has been reimagined as a folk musical. Featuring on-stage instrumentation and ten original songs inspired by Shakespeare's text, this production breathes new life into a familiar journey through mistaken identities and gender-confused courtships.

The cast features Conly Basham*, Eliza Gilbert, Christopher Grazul, Ross Hamman, Adam Kampouris, Kate Lydic, M. Rowan Meyer*, Matt Renskers*, James Soller, Andrew Start*, Jacob Trussell*, Lauren Wainwright and Lauren Wiley*.
(*member Actors' Equity, approved showcase)

Original music by Conly Basham, conceived and directed by Tony Lance.
With Matt Renskers, assistant director; Christina Aguilar, production manager; Scott Stein, music director; Samantha Newby, costume consultant; Catherine Clark, lighting designer. Additional music by Josh Freilich and Tim Liu. Originally developed at The Tank, a non-profit home for the arts.

Performances are at The Sheen Center - The Loretto, 18 Bleecker Street, NYC.

SAT August 9 at 12pm, THU August 14 at 3:45pm, SUN August 17 at 8:45pm, THU August 21 at 7pm, FRI August 22 at 2pm.

Tickets are $18 online/$24 at the door. No late seating.

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