Ruth Easton New Play Series: Interview with Betty Shamieh

Join us for Malvolio on Monday, February 3 & Tuesday, February 4.

Interview by Hayley Finn, PWC Associate Artistic Director

Hayley Finn: What was your impulse for creating a sequel to Twelfth Night?

Betty Shamieh: I come from an immigrant family, and the first plays I saw were through high school programs. I encountered Shakespeare’s work on the page before seeing it on stage, and Twelfth Night was the first play of his that I read.

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