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By Brittany Allen
For the Sentinel 

Shakespeare takes to the museum


Contributed: Brittany Allen

TWelth night on a saturday afternoon: Members of Portland Actors Ensemble in a scene from Shakespeare’s Twelth Night Saturday at Maryhill Museum.

Kicking off their 43rd consecutive summer of Shakespeare in the Park, Portland Actors Ensemble (PAE) returned to Maryhill Museum on Saturday, July 21, to perform Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night for an eager audience varying in age from entranced toddlers to life-long theatre enthusiasts.

The play was also performed by the Goldendale High School Drama Club last November.

In order to transport the crowd from the sculpture-filled Washington garden to the far-off land of Illyria, PAE needed only a minimal set of interchangeable furniture and props and the ability to provoke imagination.

Within moments the space could go from being a ship in a storm to the Duke Orsino’s chambers, to Countess O...

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