During our post-show discussions, actors field questions from our audience members. Listen to some of their answers by clicking on the player beneath each question below.
May 27, 2009
An audience member commented that, while she enjoyed the production, she occasionally felt that the water overpowered the text. She found herself wondering why the choice to use water was made and whether the actors found it distracting.
May 13, 2009
A student at this Team Shakespeare matinee performance commented that Viola seems to fall in love with Orsino rather suddenly.
May 5, 2009
A student at this Team Shakespeare matinee performance asked: How did you approach the homoerotic elements of the play?
April 29, 2009
Can you share any insights into Shakespeare’s ideas about sexuality, gender, sex and love?
How was the concept for the set arrived at?
April 28, 2009
A student at this Team Shakespeare matinee performance commented that each character seems to relate to the water differently and wanted to know how the actors developed their approaches to the water.
April 22, 2009
Did director Josie Rourke, who is British, bring a different approach to Shakespeare’s language than you are used to?
April 15, 2009
As part of the celebration for his birthday, 12-year-old Jacob and his family attended this matinee of Twelfth Night. They wanted to know when the actors were introduced to Shakespeare, and how can we bring his plays to young people.
April 14, 2009
A student at this Team Shakespeare matinee performance asked how the actors create their characters.