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As You Like It

Synopsis:

Two brothers divided by ambition
Two more divided by hate
Just one woman will reconcile them all... but she'll be pretending to be a man.

"As You Like It" – a play about just how dumb men really are.


Rated PG-13. Romantic comedy, some scenes of cross dressing may be inappropriate for minors, firemen, construction workers and other macho sorts

"A real two box of Kleenex, feelgood affair."
- Rod Zombie

History:

Probably written late 1599.

First performance between January and March 25th 1600

First published in 1623

As You Like It poster

You can read the full text of
"As You Like It" at MIT.edu:
"As You Like It: Entire Play"

You can find a full synopsis of
"As You Like It" at Bardweb.net:
"Shakespeare Resource Center - As You Like It"

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