Where is Illyria
, and why does Shakspere locate the play there?
So spake the Enemie of Mankind, enclos'd In Serpent, Inmate bad, and toward EVE Address'd his way, not with indented wave, Prone on the ground, as since, but on his reare, Circular base of rising foulds, that tour'd Fould above fould a surging Maze, his Head Crested aloft, and Carbuncle his Eyes; With burnisht Neck of verdant Gold, erect Amidst his circling Spires, that on the grass Floted redundant: pleasing was his shape, And lovely, never since of Serpent kind Lovelier, not those that in ILLYRIA
chang'd HERMIONE and CADMUS, or the God In EPIDAURUS; nor to which transformd AMMONIAN JOVE, or CAPITOLINE was seen, Hee with OLYMPIAS, this with her who bore SCIPIO the highth of ROME.
Montgomery Castle will host the Shakespeare performance group, Illyria
, next month as they perform The Tempest.
Head to Crail Castle Grounds on July 22 for Illyria
's outdoor stage version of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
"Join us as we imagine twins Viola and Sebastian meeting their idols in Illyria
in this rhythm fueled rendition of one of Shakespeare's favorite comedies."
Production company described by the Telegraph as 'Top notch outdoor theatre') will be returning to Ruthin's Nantclwyd y Dre on Sunday the 24th of June, performing the 'Merchant of Venice',' suitable for families, in the superb setting of the building's recently restored garden.
Pride and Prejudice has been adapted for the open air stage by theatre company Illyria
theatre group is renowned for innovation in the open-air touring theatre sector.
The company, which is based in Cornwall, was set up in 1991 to "create a varied programme of outstandingly enjoyable theatre and to make it available for everyone to see".
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE Illyria
's production of Jane Austen's glorious social comedy attracted sell-out audiences for four consecutive years.
For instance, Twelfth Night had a new twist: instead of sixteenth-century Illyria
, the sets and costumes were reimagined in a fantastical steampunk style, adding to the light and comedic sense of the play.
| JOIN cultural cruise line, Voyages to Antiquity (www.voyagestoantiquity.com) in Sarande (Albania), the inspiration for William Shakespeare's mythical "Illyria
" in the play Twelfth Night.