As You Like It
The city has become unliveable under the fascistic governance of Duke Frederick, whose M.O. is to exile any who oppose him. Plague, pollution and poisonous thoughts are engulfing the metropolis and for the myriad characters in As You Like It, led by the irrepressible Rosalind, both a tree-change and the chance for true love are calling...
Initiated by the Australian Shakespeare Company in 2016, the Graduate Players ensemble is a bridging program aimed at creating a stepping stone between drama school and the theatre industry. Participants are immersed in an intense rehearsal process led by ASC actors, directors and specialist teachers before mounting a full scale professional Shakespeare production. Pre-Covid, the ensemble travelled to Europe each year to perform at the Prague Fringe Festival. Due to the change in times, the ensemble is proud to be sharing their work with audiences at home as they embark on a tour of regional Victoria.
Don’t miss this exciting show, with a cast of dynamic new actors, performing with the ASC for the first time!
- 16-17 October 2021
- 90 minutes
- The Wedge Performing Arts Centre
- John Leslie Theatre