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Shakespeare in the Vines at Crittenden Estate

03 5987 3800

14 Jan 2018

How about some Shakespeare and wine for a little midsummer magic?

Essential Theatre is proud to bring its 16th summer of Shakespeare in the Vines and Crittenden Estate is delighted to be the Mornington Peninsula destination to host Twelfth Night.

These passionate theatre makers re-interpret the classic texts for modern audiences, guaranteeing you a night to remember.

The cast will take you on a joyful ride as Crittenden Estate is transformed into the magical land of Illyria. You are invited to join this journey and be delighted by the unforgettable characters and thrilled by the adventures that this strange yet wonderful story has to offer. Shakespeare beautifully balances the anguish of unrequited love and the high spirit of clever comedy in this hilarious tale.

You can bring your own picnic and there will be food vans onsite for those wanting a little something extra. A range of Crittenden wines will be available by the glass and bottle as you settle in for an afternoon of joy and entertainment on the rolling lawns overlooking the estate's picturesque lake (no BYO alcohol please).

Settle in for a summer evening of fun, theatrics, food and wine.

Gates open 4:00pm. Performance commences 5:00pm.

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Price & booking


Type Entry cost
Tickets must be pre-purchased prior to the event
Children FIVE and under are free

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  • Car park
  • Non smoking establishment
  • Public toilet

  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details