by Alex Gonzalez
While some may not find Shakespearean literature exciting, Director Kevin Moriarty has crafted a show of epic, theatrical proportions. In the Dallas Theater Center production of the “Twelfth Night”, Moriarty takes a huge risk by emphasizing debaucherous aspects of the beloved Shakespeare play.
“Twelfth Night” itself refers to an Old English festival; the end of Christmas, where the entire town is eating, drinking and being merry. Moriarty’s version is set on a beach, where wild, young and attractive adults are participating in festivities that make it seem like spring break is taking place in the winter. Continue reading