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January 4 - 8 2022

Twelfth Night at Carrick Hill

"What country, friends, is this?"
"This is Illyria, lady"

—Twelfth Night, Act One, Scene One. 

Step back in time as Carrick Hill's perfumed gardens are transformed into Shakespeare's Illyria. 

This bewitching tale of love, madness and disguise is filled with laugh-out-loud moments, heart-breaking pathos and joyful celebration. 

Michaela Burger as Feste performs original music on the appellation dulcimer while an award-winning cast brings Shakespeare's comedy to life. 

Bring your own picnic or pre-order a platter from Tabel Catering and slip away to a bygone age in the summer twilight. 

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6:30pm Tuesday 4, Wednesday 5, Thursday 6 January 2022

12:00pm Friday 7, Saturday 8 January 2022

Location: The Elms Lawns, 46 Carrick Hill Drive, Springfield 5062

Ticket Price: $45 adults, $37.50 concession. 

What to Bring: A picnic blanket, low chair, sunscreen and rain poncho in case of inclement weather. In the event of extreme rain or heat, ticket holders will be notified a minimum of 6 hours prior to performance via email with a full refund offered. 

Refreshments: Wine, beer, non-alcoholic beverages and picnic platters are available for pre-purchase by calling Tabel Catering on 0438 727 794. You are welcome to bring your own picnics but please note that outside alcohol is not permitted due to liquor licensing restrictions.


About the Venue: Carrick Hill is situated just 7km from Adelaide’s city centre on 40 hectares of manicured gardens and native bushland. Views from the stage space stretch across the city to the Gulf of St Vincent. Parking is available on-site.

Access: Audience with access needs have the use of the entrance at 5 Meadowvale Road. Please note that the event takes place on lawn with undulating topography. Please call Carrick Hill 08 7424 7900 when planning your visit for more information.

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In Order of Appearance:

Feste: Michaela Burger

Orsino: Shedrick Yarkpai

Viola: Melanie Munt

Sir Toby Belch: Paul Westbrook

Maria / Antonia: Kate van der Horst

Sir Andrew Aguecheek / Sebastian: David Daradan

Malvolio: Michael Baldwin

Olivia: Alys Daroy

Directed by Britt Plummer and Jess Clough-MacRae

Movement Director: Sam Dugmore

Music Director: Michaela Burger

Artistic Director: Alys Daroy 

Live Music/Lutist:: James Logan

Read more about our cast and creative team in the program.

Photography by Natalia Petrenko.

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