When was Twelfth Night set?
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Also question is, why is Twelfth Night set in Illyria?
The setting of Twelfth Night is in Illyria, an ancient region of land on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. It is possible that William Shakespeare chose Illyria as the setting for Twelfth Night for this reason, and because Illyria has a mild climate and was remote and exotic.
Likewise, when was Twelfth Night first performed? February 2, 1602
Similarly one may ask, where is Shakespeare's Twelfth Night set?
What was Twelfth Night?
Twelfth Night (also known as Epiphany Eve) is a festival in some branches of Christianity that takes place on the last night of the Twelve Days of Christmas, marking the coming of the Epiphany.