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Celebrate love & friendship in an all-singing, all-dancing joyous night of outdoor theatre.

In the court of Duke Frederick, division and distrust are rife. When Rosalind is banished, she runs away with her cousin Celia to the Forest of Arden. No longer governed by the court’s strict rules, they take the opportunity to explore new identities and find that the forest is a place where the possibilities for love and connection are infinite.

In this ancient community of nature, unexpected friendships are forged, curious minds meet, bitter enemies reconcile, and strangers fall in love. So meet us in our wooden ‘O’ and who knows what – or who – you might find?

Directed by Ellen McDougall, the cast comprises of Isabel Adomakoh Young as Orlando, Emmanuel Akwafo as Amiens, Jessica Alade as Pheobe, Alex Austin as Jaques, Nina Bowers as Rosalind, Stephanie Jacob as Adam / Corin, Mika Onyx Johnson as Silvius, Tonderai Munyevu as Duke Senior, Jessica Murrain as Oliver, Tessa Parr as Touchstone, Dale Rapley as Duke Frederick, Hannah Ringham as Audrey, Macy-Jacob Seelochan as Celia and Guy Woolf as Dennis.

Associate Director – Indiana Lown-Collins Composer – Michael Henry Costume Designer – Max Johns Costume Supervisor – Jackie Orton Designer – Wills (Paul Williams) Fight Director – Kev McCurdy Globe Associate – Movement – Glynn Macdonald Movement Director – Bambi Jordan Phillips Text Associate – Marina Caldarone Text Dramaturg – Madeline Sayet Voice – Tess Dignan, Travis Alabanza on Additional Text.

Director Ellen McDougall says: “I am so excited to be working with a brilliant company of actors, makers, and artists and can’t wait for audiences to come and enjoy those warm summer evenings with this joyous and exhilarating play.”

AS YOU LIKE IT: 18 August – 29 October 2023

Further Information & Tickets:  What's On | Shakespeare's Globe (