First Acts: Arden / Everywhere The “As You Like It” Project
October 22, at 7:30 pmFree
Arden/Everywhere re-imagines Shakespeare’s As You Like It as a story about refugees. This beloved comedy’s deepest heartbeat is to tell a distinctly contemporary story – one that looks into a world of dislocation and exile to discover resilience, reconciliation and love. Performed by a diverse cast of actors whose origins extend from Russia to Liberia to Sri Lanka to Ohio, it unleashes theater’s unique ability to awaken empathy, locating our common humanity in the face of seemingly incomprehensible global catastrophe.