(Alfred Hickling’s article appeared in the Guardian, 9/30.)

By bestowing Twelfth Night with the alternate title What You Will, Shakespeare gave directors a more than usually free hand. Viola's opening question – "What country, friend, is this?" – is particularly pertinent here, as the palm trees and peeling stucco feel far removed from the wintry wonderlands that usually accompany the play.

via www.guardian.co.uk

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