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Adventures in Arden: “As You Like It” plays at the Guthrie
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Adventures in Arden: “As You Like It” plays at the Guthrie

Over the four centuries since Shakespeare’s plays were first performed, artists continue to find new insights into the original texts, interpreting and reinterpreting the classic plots for new generations of audiences. This is the beauty of Shakespeare: stories so specific yet so universal that we cannot help but find ways to see ourselves in them….

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Review: As You Like It

Macalester’s As You Like It does what any good Shakespeare staging should do: allow the Bard’s work to transcend the ages and move viewers of all stripes. From the show’s first moments of Orlando (personified by the seductive Dominic Rodgers ’19) bemoaning his brother’s misconduct, word and action alike crackle with compelling personality. Other standouts…