JOURNEYS END IN LOVERS MEETING, EVERY WISE MAN’S SON DOTH KNOW. Washed ashore on the coast of Illyria after a shipwreck, Viola is separated from her twin brother Sebastian, whom she considers to be dead. A stranger to this unknown land, she disguises herself as a young man named Cesario and joins the service of Duke Orsino. Viola falls for Duke Orsino. Duke Orsino loves Countess Olivia. And Countess Olivia falls for CesarioViolas male disguise. With this triangle begins the romantic drama of confusions, mistaken identities, madness, comic sequences, love, and the suffering it causes. A Shakespearean comedy, Twelfth Night, with some of the finest characters of the Elizabethan period, perfectly puts together reality and romance. Written and first performed more than four centuries ago, the play continues to be loved and enjoyed by its audiences.