As You Like It

Summary

article thumb - As You Like It at Shakespeare's Globe | 2 May - 26 August 2018

As You Like It at Shakespeare's Globe | 2 May - 26 August 2018

A firm favourite among Shakespeare’s comedies, and featuring some of his best-loved characters, As You Like It runs the glorious gamut of pastoral romance: cross-dressing and brilliant conversation, gentle satire, forgiveness and reparation.

Date

Starts: Saturday 14:00
Ends: Saturday 16:45
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Event Details

Address:Shakespeare's Globe
21 New Globe Walk
Bankside
London

Post code:SE1 9DT

Tickets:Yard (standing) £5
Gallery (seated) from £22
Under 18s – £3 off all seats in the Globe Theatre

Telephone:020 7401 9919

Description

Rosalind, the daughter of an unjustly exiled duke, falls in love with the wronged Orlando, a courtier deprived of his birthright by his brother – but her usurping uncle, jealous of her popularity, banishes her from court. Disguised as a boy and accompanied by her cousin Celia, she seeks out her father and his friends in the Forest of Arden. There she meets Orlando again and, under the guise of a young man, counsels him in the art of love. 'Playing alongside Hamlet will be As You Like It. Both written around 1599, the year the original Globe was built, these plays speak to each other in surprising and exciting ways. An ensemble of artists will explore these well-thumbed and popular plays in parallel, as if for the first time, and will put the story and the storyteller at the heart of this exploration.’ Michelle Terry, Artistic Director Discover these sibling plays with our specially programmed two-show days, when the ensemble will perform both consecutively.

Transport

By Bus:Local routes include:
45, 63, 100 to Blackfriars Bridge
15, 17 to Cannon Street
11, 15, 17, 23, 26, 76 to Mansion House
381 , RV1 to Southwark Street
344 to Southwark Bridge Road

By Tube:The local stations are Blackfriars on the District and Circle Lines (10 minute walk) Mansion House on the District and Circle Lines (10 minute walk), London Bridge on the Northern and Jubilee Lines (15 minute walk), Southwark on the Jubilee Line (15 minute walk), and St Paul's on the Central Line (15 minute walk).

By Train:The major local stations are Blackfriars (10 minute walk) London Bridge (15 minute walk), Cannon Street (15 minute walk) and Waterloo (25 minute walk).

Accessibility

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