Play On

Just as the characters of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night escaped the fury of the waves to land safely on the shores of Illyria, Brelby Theatre Company's endured a few seasons of scampering from venue to venue before finding harbor at its own space in historic downtown Glendale. So that comedy of adventure and identity is an excellent choice to start the troupe's first season "at home."

While hammering, sawing, and fundraising continue in Brelby's almost-completed storefront theater, the rowdy, ultra-physical show goes on old-school style under the open sky, the way Will's crew played at the Globe in the 17th century. (In the event of a real-world storm, actors and audience will move indoors.)

Thu., July 26, 8 p.m.; Sat., July 28, 8 p.m.; Sun., July 29, 8 p.m.; Aug. 2-4, 8 p.m.; Aug. 9-11, 8 p.m., 2012
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Julie has written for the Night & Day events calendar section since 2005. As a student at Arizona State, she received the Glendon and Kathryn Swarthout Creative Writing Award and the Theatre Medallion of Merit.
Contact: Julie Peterson