Pig Iron Theatre Company's Twelfth Night in Time Out New York

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Pig Iron Theatre Company's Twelfth Night, or What You Will. Photo by JJ Tiziou.

Pig Iron Theatre Company's Center-funded production of Twelfth Night was featured in Time Out New York as the must-see Philadelphia production of fall 2011.

Helen Shaw wrote: "Oh! Pig Iron regular James Sugg! There's something so wonderfully wrong with you. In a show in which the general buffoonery level is superb, Sugg's Belch rips forth with woozy hilariousness—a vision of hair dragged into a drunkard's halo, a fallen angel slurring even his pauses." On restaging such a popular play, she said: "Happily, Twelfth Night fizzes in any glass you find for it, so we find ourselves seeing the silly side of concrete architecture, horrible sweaters, Gypsy music (by Rosie Langabeer), and legions of heavy black beards." Read more >