Celebration Quotation – March 30, 2016

Today’s quote is from Twelfth Night:

"If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, the appetite may sicken and so die." Twelfth Night, Act I, Scene 1

The actor in the photo is Creston Clarke (1865-1910). A member of the Booth theatrical family (he was the nephew of Edwin Booth and John Wilkes Booth), Clarke began his career in England, but spent the last part of his life in America, eventually forming his own repertory company.  He died at the young age of 44.

Image Source: Folger Shakespeare Library Digital Image Collection