THE VENETIAN TWINS    Carlo Goldoni’s The Venetian Twins playing at the Southern Theater as part of ARTshare and at MN colleges, high schools and other outdoor locations.     Written in the mid 1700s, Carlo Goldoni's timeless comedy tells the story of two estranged twins, Zanetto and Tonino (played by one actor), who arrive in town, both romantically entangled and on the same day. The resulting chaos includes ridiculous sword play, romantic melodrama, arrests, betrayals, stolen jewels and death by poisoned wine.    Staged in Theatre Forever's vibrant, playful and irreverent style and drawing heavily from Italian Commedia dell’arte (masks made by Antonio Fava), this production, packed with more mistaken identities than you can shake a wet fish at, boat-loads of exquisite physical comedy and rapid-fire verbal play, promises to be an unforgettably hilarious evening of mayhem and stupidity.    "Ferguson has the courage to take the audience-performer relationship very seriously, to illuminate the fact that audience members are, in an important sense, co-creators themselves."    - (Review for Theatre Forever's The Nature Crown) Jay Gabler, The Tangential 2015    "...plays like the love child of Monty Python, Jane Austen, and The Princess Bride.”   - (Review for Ferguson’s previous work) MPLS/St. Paul Magazine    This production originally ran at The Southern Theater as part of The Southern Theater’s ARTshare program. To learn more about ARTshare visit http://southerntheater.org/home/artshare-2016/     $18 suggested ticket price (no one turned away for lack of funds)    Join us for a special performance workshop on physical comedy, mask and Commedia on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Email play@theatreforever.com for more information or to register!    To book The Venetian Twins at your venue contact Lauren Anderson   lauren(at)theatreforever.com    Visit us at  GiveMN  today to make your tax deductible donation.     Featuring the comic delights and delicacies of:      David Beukema   Jamie Fields   Alex Barreto Hathaway   Becca Hart   Robie Hayek   Katie Kaufmann   Vlad Messing   Catherine W. Noble   Lindsey C. Samples   Neal Skoy    Amy Stockhaus   Allison Witham     Directed by Jon Ferguson   Assistant Direction by Lauren Rae Anderson   Stage Management by Audrey Rice   Dramaturgy by Jon Peterson   Costumes by Lori Opsal   Set design by Erica Zaffarano   Text and vocal coaching by Suzy Kohane   Theatre Forever’s Managing Director is Afton Benson   Outreach and Education is Kip Dooley   Marketing and Digital Media by Jerod Greenisen   ALL IMAGES: DAN NORMAN
       
     
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  THE VENETIAN TWINS    Carlo Goldoni’s The Venetian Twins playing at the Southern Theater as part of ARTshare and at MN colleges, high schools and other outdoor locations.     Written in the mid 1700s, Carlo Goldoni's timeless comedy tells the story of two estranged twins, Zanetto and Tonino (played by one actor), who arrive in town, both romantically entangled and on the same day. The resulting chaos includes ridiculous sword play, romantic melodrama, arrests, betrayals, stolen jewels and death by poisoned wine.    Staged in Theatre Forever's vibrant, playful and irreverent style and drawing heavily from Italian Commedia dell’arte (masks made by Antonio Fava), this production, packed with more mistaken identities than you can shake a wet fish at, boat-loads of exquisite physical comedy and rapid-fire verbal play, promises to be an unforgettably hilarious evening of mayhem and stupidity.    "Ferguson has the courage to take the audience-performer relationship very seriously, to illuminate the fact that audience members are, in an important sense, co-creators themselves."    - (Review for Theatre Forever's The Nature Crown) Jay Gabler, The Tangential 2015    "...plays like the love child of Monty Python, Jane Austen, and The Princess Bride.”   - (Review for Ferguson’s previous work) MPLS/St. Paul Magazine    This production originally ran at The Southern Theater as part of The Southern Theater’s ARTshare program. To learn more about ARTshare visit http://southerntheater.org/home/artshare-2016/     $18 suggested ticket price (no one turned away for lack of funds)    Join us for a special performance workshop on physical comedy, mask and Commedia on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Email play@theatreforever.com for more information or to register!    To book The Venetian Twins at your venue contact Lauren Anderson   lauren(at)theatreforever.com    Visit us at  GiveMN  today to make your tax deductible donation.     Featuring the comic delights and delicacies of:      David Beukema   Jamie Fields   Alex Barreto Hathaway   Becca Hart   Robie Hayek   Katie Kaufmann   Vlad Messing   Catherine W. Noble   Lindsey C. Samples   Neal Skoy    Amy Stockhaus   Allison Witham     Directed by Jon Ferguson   Assistant Direction by Lauren Rae Anderson   Stage Management by Audrey Rice   Dramaturgy by Jon Peterson   Costumes by Lori Opsal   Set design by Erica Zaffarano   Text and vocal coaching by Suzy Kohane   Theatre Forever’s Managing Director is Afton Benson   Outreach and Education is Kip Dooley   Marketing and Digital Media by Jerod Greenisen   ALL IMAGES: DAN NORMAN
       
     

THE VENETIAN TWINS

Carlo Goldoni’s The Venetian Twins playing at the Southern Theater as part of ARTshare and at MN colleges, high schools and other outdoor locations. 

Written in the mid 1700s, Carlo Goldoni's timeless comedy tells the story of two estranged twins, Zanetto and Tonino (played by one actor), who arrive in town, both romantically entangled and on the same day. The resulting chaos includes ridiculous sword play, romantic melodrama, arrests, betrayals, stolen jewels and death by poisoned wine.

Staged in Theatre Forever's vibrant, playful and irreverent style and drawing heavily from Italian Commedia dell’arte (masks made by Antonio Fava), this production, packed with more mistaken identities than you can shake a wet fish at, boat-loads of exquisite physical comedy and rapid-fire verbal play, promises to be an unforgettably hilarious evening of mayhem and stupidity.

"Ferguson has the courage to take the audience-performer relationship very seriously, to illuminate the fact that audience members are, in an important sense, co-creators themselves." 
- (Review for Theatre Forever's The Nature Crown) Jay Gabler, The Tangential 2015

"...plays like the love child of Monty Python, Jane Austen, and The Princess Bride.”
- (Review for Ferguson’s previous work) MPLS/St. Paul Magazine

This production originally ran at The Southern Theater as part of The Southern Theater’s ARTshare program. To learn more about ARTshare visit http://southerntheater.org/home/artshare-2016/ 

$18 suggested ticket price (no one turned away for lack of funds)

Join us for a special performance workshop on physical comedy, mask and Commedia on Saturday, Dec. 17 from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. Email play@theatreforever.com for more information or to register!

To book The Venetian Twins at your venue contact Lauren Anderson
lauren(at)theatreforever.com

Visit us at GiveMN today to make your tax deductible donation. 

Featuring the comic delights and delicacies of: 
David Beukema
Jamie Fields
Alex Barreto Hathaway
Becca Hart
Robie Hayek
Katie Kaufmann
Vlad Messing
Catherine W. Noble
Lindsey C. Samples
Neal Skoy
Amy Stockhaus
Allison Witham

Directed by Jon Ferguson
Assistant Direction by Lauren Rae Anderson
Stage Management by Audrey Rice
Dramaturgy by Jon Peterson
Costumes by Lori Opsal
Set design by Erica Zaffarano
Text and vocal coaching by Suzy Kohane
Theatre Forever’s Managing Director is Afton Benson
Outreach and Education is Kip Dooley
Marketing and Digital Media by Jerod Greenisen

ALL IMAGES: DAN NORMAN

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